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Armitage's garden perennials / Allan M. Armitage.

Book Book (c2011.)
Description: 347 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Publisher: Portland, Ore. : Timber Press, c2011.
4 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 4 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Marblehead Adult Nonfiction 635.932 ARMITAGE 2011 (Text to Phone) Available -
Melrose Nonfiction (Second Floor) 635.932 Armitage (Text to Phone) Available -
North Shore - Lynn Campus Display SB 434 .A755 2011 (Text to Phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction NEW SB 434 .A755 2011 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9781604690385 (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 1604690380 (hardcover) :
  • Edition: 2nd ed., fully rev. and updated.
General Note: Includes indexes.
Contents: Armitage's Garden Perennials, A to Z -- Selected Plants for Specific Characteristics or Purposes. Aggressive plants ; Plants for consistently moist conditions ; Cut flowers ; Drought tolerance ; Fragrant flowers/foliage ; Ground covers ; Interesting foliage/fruit ; Sprawling habit/vines ; Evergreen/winter interest -- Plant Hardiness Zones -- Index of Botanical Names -- Index of Common Names.
Summary: One of the world's most foremost experts on herbaceous perennials, the author profiles more than 1,250 plants in this comprehensive volume. It includes: Extensive profiles of some of the most popular new perennials, including arisaemas, echinaceas, heucheras, and podophyllums ; More than 1,300 photographs showing plant details and habit ; Concise descriptions and growing information, including hardiness zones for each plant profiled ; Expanded coverage of perennials grown primarily for their foliage, including ornamental grasses and ferns ; Helpful lists of plants for specific conditions and purposes, as well as the author's opinions about the garden-worthiness of most popular perennials.
Alternate Title: Garden perennials
Citation: Armitage, A M. "Armitage's garden perennials." Portland, Ore. : Timber Press, 2011.

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