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Books filed under "Perennials"

The Garden Plants of China by Peter Valder

The definitive guide, from roses to peonies — no garden can thrive without plants from China. $49.95

Encyclopedia of Dahlias by Bill McClaren

An overview of nearly 700 gardenworthy dahlias for every garden design, complete with notes on their history, awards, and cultural peculiarities.

Penstemons by Robert Nold

A look at 270 species of the beloved genus Penstemon, which is the largest genus endemic to North America.

Columbines: Aquilegia, Paraquilegia, and Semiaquilegia by Robert Nold

A gardener's guide to 65 species of the popular and lovely columbine.

Peonies by Allan Rogers

Captures not only the flavor, charm, and history of the peony but also expert information about the genus and its many cultivars.

A Contemplation Upon Flowers: Garden Plants in Myth and Literature by Bobby J. Ward

A survey of plants, with a multitude of references to myth and literature throughout the ages.

Restoring American Gardens: An Encyclopedia of Heirloom Ornamental Plants, 1640-1940 by Denise Wiles Adams

The history behind the changing plant palette of American gardens.

Trilliums by Frederick W. Case, Jr. and Roberta B. Case

Both field guide and gardener's handbook, this volume covers all 45 species of trilliums worldwide.

Specialty Cut Flowers: The Production of Annuals, Perennials, Bulbs and Woody Plants for Fresh and Dried Cut Flowers by Allan M. Armitage

Professional advice for growing cut flowers.