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DonShirer
Westbrook, CT
(Zone 6a)

April 28, 2011
1:47 PM

Post #8526682

Three books about perennials I have found very helpful are

"Perennials for American Gardens" by R.R. Clausen and N. H. Ekstrom, ISBN 0-394-55740-9 (1989)
(lists over 3000 species, cultivars and hybrids

"Perennial All-Stars" by Jeff Cox, ISBN 0-87596-780-9 (1998)
(150 can't-go-wrong choices with tips on selecting sites and propagating

"What Perennial Where" by Roy Lancaster, ISBN 0-7894-2087-2 (1997)
(More than 700 recommendations for all sorts of soil and sun conditions, specific uses and effects

sallyg

sallyg
Anne Arundel,, MD
(Zone 7b)

April 29, 2011
7:43 AM

Post #8528188

Don, Thanks for those suggestions, I'm sure that will be helpful to the readers. (Why didn't I think of that?)
Here's a link to Dave's Garden Bookworm.
http://davesgarden.com/products/gbw/

There one can see a list of favorite books as compiled by DG members, read reviews on many, and there is a search box (scroll down) where you can pull up a list by the topic Perennial Flowers.

Thanks for making my article more helpful!!!!!

Sally

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