Gardening with foliage first 127 dazzling combinations that pair the beauty of leaves with flowers, bark, berries, and more by Chapman, Karen (Landscape designer)

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Subjects:

  • Foliage plants,
  • Gardening

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementKaren Chapman and Christina Salwitz
ContributionsSalwitz, Christina, author
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB431 .C492 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination340 pages
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27227461M
ISBN 101604696648
ISBN 109781604696646
LC Control Number2016018329
OCLC/WorldCa948805202

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The variety Sunburst makes an impressive mop-headed tree, clothed with pretty and delicate weeping frondy-like foliage that is first yellow and later on. Foliage carries a garden through the seasons, long after the flowers have faded to a memory.

Far from being simply green, some foliage plants offer variegated patterns of white, gold, and red, while others have leaves tinged with yellow, blue, or bronze that can act as a focal point or an accent in a color scheme. The book begins with basic information about how to plan a garden, select plants for the garden and suggestions for placing plants in growing spaces of all sizes.

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