Timber Press Pocket Guide to Shade Perennials (Paperback)

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Rich with descriptions and illustrations of more than 1000 readily available species and cultivars that will enliven and thrive in your shade garden. The easy-to-read format, illustrated with more than 300 photographs, makes this the perfect handy reference. You will find definitions of shade intensities; information about plant cultivation, maintenance, and pests and diseases; as well as lists of plants for specific landscape uses. Also included is a list of specialty nursery sources that carry shade perennials.

About the Author

W. George Schmid studied botany, horticulture, and landscape architecture at the University of Munich. An avid gardener of shade plants, he is author of The Genus Hosta and the award-winning An Encyclopedia of Shade Perennials. George gardens at Hosta Hill in northern Georgia.

Praise For…

"Schmid describes hundreds, all with detailed information on size, type of foliage and flowers, and how to grow them."
—John Van de Water, Newark Star-Ledger, March 13, 2005

Product Details
ISBN: 9780881927092
Publisher: Timber Press
Publication Date: December 14th, 2004
Pages: 252