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The perennial matchmaker : create amazing combinations with your favorite perennials / Nancy J. Ondra.

Ondra, Nancy J., author. (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 635.932 ONDRA (Text) 33946003134058 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -
Jay County Public Library - Portland 635.932 O58 (Text) 76383000440155 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781623365387
  • ISBN: 1623365384
  • Physical Description: xi, 340 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Emmaus, Pennsylvania : Rodale, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: 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) ; Perouskia (Russian sages) ; Persicaria (fleeceflowers) ; Phlox (phlox) ; Physostegia (obediant 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) -- Perennial matchmaking : exploring more options. Matchmaking 101 : it's all in the deatils ; Picking perennial partners ; Finding design inspiration ; Exploring color effects ; Creating combinations for seasonal effects ; Partners beyond perennials ; Planting and caring for combinations ; Troubleshooting perennial combinations.
Summary, etc.: 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 guide to eye-catching color combinations, dramatic textural displays, and stunning seasonal effects. The Perennial Matchmaker features 80 individual perennial profiles, close to 400 exquisite photographs of plant partnerships, and Ondra's insight into the wide array of plants that make great combinations, including annuals, bulbs, grasses, shrubs, and other perennials. Each plant profile gives dozens of ideas and suggestions for pairings, including region-specific choices, Ondra's top-choice perfect match, and an at-a-glance summary of the best color partners.
Subject: Perennials.
Companion planting.

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