An accessible and comprehensive reference to the wide range of striking grasses available to gardeners, this pocket guide features an assortment of plants with varied textures, forms, sizes, and flowering times. In a handy, compact format, new varieties are presented, as well as plant descriptions and cultivation information. More than 500 species and cultivars are covered, illustrated with over 300 color photographs.
The Timber Press Pocket Guide to Ornamental Grasses provides an accessible and comprehensive reference to the wide range of grasses available to gardeners today. Building on Darke's best-selling Color Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses, the guide describes 430 species and cultivars, including new introductions such as Andropogon capillipes 'Silver Beauty', Carex muskingumensis 'Little Midge', Miscanthus sacchariflorus 'Gotemba', and Panicum virgatum 'Northwind'. Cultivation information is given for all the plants.Illustrated with 320 stunning color photographs, The Pocket Guide to Ornamental Grasses is a valuable complement to Darke's Color Encyclopedia. The guide's handy, compact format makes it an ideal reference to take to the nursery or garden center.