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ISBN-10: 0756671922

ISBN-13: 9780756671921

With full-color pictures and becoming details for greater than 1,000 tried-and-tested crops, AHS crops for locations is the proper pocket-sized advisor for journeys to the backyard middle and nursery. Now totally revised and up to date!

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ALSO RECOMMENDED: H. albicans forms a compact mound of gray-green foliage to 24in (60cm) tall, and white f lowers appear from early to midsummer. abde Z8–9 H9–8 Evergreen shrub h12in (30cm) s24in (60cm) Helianthemum ‘Raspberry Ripple’ This rock rose is a spreading shrub that bears grayish green leaves and a profusion of saucer-shaped white f lowers with irregular, purple-pink centers. They open in succession from late spring to summer. 190, 304). 64). 72); ‘Wisley Primrose’ has pale yellow f lowers; those of ‘Wisley White’ are creamy white.

Ad Z5–8 H8–5 Perennial h36in (90cm) s30in (75cm) Lychnis x arkwrightii ‘Vesuvius’ This clump-forming perennial has lance-shaped, dark maroon leaves that form a perfect foil for the cross-shaped, brilliant orange-scarlet f lowers that are borne from early to midsummer. Good for a sunny, mixed or herbaceous border, especially those with a hotcolored theme. Often short-lived. ALSO RECOMMENDED: L. 318). abd Z5–8 H8–5 h18in (45cm) s12in (30cm) Perennial 57 58 PLANTS FOR SANDY SOILS Nerine bowdenii This is one of the best late-f lowering bulbs.

Trim to shape each year after f lowering. 190). ALSO RECOMMENDED: ‘Icterina’ has yellow and green leaves; ‘Purpurascens’ bears redpurple young leaves. abdeg Z5–8 H8–5 h32in (80cm) s3ft (1m) Perennial 61 62 PLANTS FOR SANDY SOILS Stipa gigantea A stunning, must-have grass for gardens, this is valued for its tall, golden seedheads that appear by midsummer and remain until the end of fall. These are open and airy, thereby allowing room for late perennials to f lower around it. Ideal companions include echinaceas and heleniums.

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