A practical, highly illustrated guide to perennials designed to encourage all gardeners, especially new ones, to try perennial gardening.
A personal selection of reliable hardy perennials for every gardener the expert as well as the beginner
Superb photographs of combinations shot by Claire in her nursery and gardens, illustrating how to put perennials together
Expert practical advice from a hands-on, experienced grower on choosing, siting and caring for hardy perennials
Descriptions of over 800 reliable perennials with close-up photographs and full cultivation information
Special, beautifully illustrated sections on irises and peonies, showcasing Claire’s extensive collections
Recommendations on which perennials are best for attracting bees and butterflies and for cutting