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Ornamental Foliage Plants
Ornamental Foliage Plants is a comprehensive guide to 1,500 garden and indoor plants grown mainly for their exceptional foliage.

The first part of Ornamental Foliage Plants explores the different ways these plants can be used in landscaping. Concise chapters include:

The winter garden

Autumn color

Architectural plants

Hedges and topiary

Succulent plants

Plants with variegated leaves

Silvery-leafed plants.

The main section of the book is an A-Z directory of ornamental foliage plants. Entries are organized by botanical name with useful descriptions of the species as well as varieties and forms. Quick reference symbols indicate the plant's outstanding features. Information includes:

Imperial and metric measurements

Cultivation notes

Best uses

Region of origin

Common names.

This book, illustrated with 1,000 color photographs, is an indispensable reference for gardeners of all levels. About The Author:

Denise Greig is the author of Twelve Months of Colour. She has been writing gardening books and articles for thirty years.'


Author : Denise Greig
ISBN : 1554070171
Publisher : Firfly Books
Sugg. Retail Price : $49.95
Available in Hardcover
Number of Pages : 400

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