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The perennial matchmaker : create amazing combinations with your favorite perennials

Author: Nancy J Ondra
Publisher: Emmaus, Pennsylvania : Rodale, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Want foolproof ideas for pairing favorite perennials with an array of harmonious plant partners but don't know where to start? Plantswoman Nancy J. Ondra helps you to jump-start your perennial garden with her one-plant-at-a-time approach for choosing plant partners. Having spent more than 30 years growing and experimenting with perennials and plant combinations, Ondra shares her extensive experience in this in-depth  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ondra, Nancy J.
Perennial matchmaker.
Emmaus, Pennsylvania : Rodale, 2016
(DLC) 2016009851
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy J Ondra
ISBN: 9781623365394 1623365392
OCLC Number: 943710462
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Contents; Welcome to the Perennial Matchmaker!; Part 1 Making the Perfect Match: A Plant-By-Plant Guide; Achillea (yarrows); Agastache (agastaches); Ajuga (ajugas); Alchemilla (lady's mantle); Allium (alliums); Amsonia (bluestars); Anemone (anemones); Aquilegia (columbines); Artemisia (artemisias); Asarum (wild gingers); Asclepias (milkweeds); Aster (asters); Astilbe (astilbes); Athyrium (athyriums); Baptisia (baptisias); Brunnera (Siberian bugloss); Calamagrostis (feather reed grasses); Campanula (bellflowers); Carex (sedges); Caryopteris (caryopteris). Centranthus (red valerian)Chelone (turtleheads); Chrysanthemum (chrysanthemums); Cimicifuga (bugbanes); Coreopsis (coreopsis); Delphinium (delphiniums); Dianthus (dianthus); Dicentra (bleeding hearts); Digitalis (foxgloves); Echinacea (echinaceas); Eryngium (eryngiums); Eupatorium (eupatoriums); Euphorbia (euphorbias); Gaillardia (blanket flowers); Gaura (gaura); Geranium (hardy geraniums); Hakonechloa (Hakone grass); Helenium (heleniums); Helianthus (perennial sunflowers); Heliopsis (oxeye); Helleborus (hellebores); Hemerocallis (daylilies); Heuchera (heucheras); Hibiscus (hardy hibiscus). Hosta (hostas)Iris (irises); Kniphofia (torch lilies); Lamium (deadnettles); Lavandula (lavenders); Leucanthemum (Shasta daisy); Liatris (blazing stars); Ligularia (ligularias); Lilium (lilies); Lobelia (perennial lobelias); Lychnis (lychnis); Miscanthus (miscanthus); Molina (moor grasses); Monarda (bee balms); Nepeta (catmints); Paeonia (peonies); Panicum (switch grasses); Papaver (poppies); Pennisetum (fountain grasses); Penstemon (penstemons); Perovskia (Russian sages); Persicaria (fleeceflowers); Phlox (phlox); Physostegia (obedient plant); Platycodon (balloon flower). Polemonium (Jacob's ladders)Polygonatum (Solomon's seals); Primula (primroses); Pulmonaria (pulmonarias); Rudbeckia (rudbeckias); Salvia (perennial salvias); Scabiosa (pincushion flowers); Sedum (sedums); Solidago (goldenrods); Stachys (lamb's ears); Tiarella (foamflowers); Verbena (verbenas); Veronica (speedwells); Veronicastrum (Culver's roots); Yucca (yuccas); Part 2 Perennial Matchmaking: Exploring More Options; Matchmaking 101: It's All in the Details; Picking Perennial Partners; Finding Design Inspiration; Exploring Color Effects; Creating Combinations for Seasonal Effects. Partners beyond PerennialsPlanting and Caring for Combinations; Troubleshooting Perennial Combinations; Photo Credits; About the Author; Copyright.
Other Titles: Create amazing combinations with your favorite perennials
Responsibility: Nancy J. Ondra.

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Planning a spectacular perennial garden just got easier! Forget the time-consuming research needed to determine if one short, spreading flower will look good with a tall, stately grass. Plants woman  Read more...

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