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Heritage Perennials'   Perennial Gardening Guide
‘The Best Perennials come out of the Blue!’

This newly revised third edition of Heritage Perennials’ best selling Perennial Gardening Guide has been expanded by fifty percent to include many new varieties, colour photographs and cultural information. This comprehensive and detailed directory includes:
Over 500 full colour photographs
Descriptions of over 1,500 North American-grown varieties

Important information on soil and site requirements, hardiness and planting suggestions.

In the story of ‘The Velveteen Rabbit’ he became shabby and all his hair was rubbed off. He had been well-loved. Like the Velveteen Rabbit this 143 page perennial book 

-- a bargain at $12.95 plus GST -- will becomePerennial Gardening Guide one of the most well-loved books you will ever own. It is available at garden centres that carry “Heritage Perennials” in 
their trademark blue pots. You can also print an order form from the Heritage Perennials web site at www.perennials.com and fax or mail it, to order your copy from Heritage Perennials Head Office in Vancouver. (A shipping charge will apply)
A feature in this 3rd edition is the many quotes from a few perennial lovers including myself. 
e.g.. Heuchera (Coral Bells) ‘Chocolate Ruffles’ 
“The two-toned leaves create depth, shadow and, with even a light breeze, movement in your garden!” 
- Bruce Zimmerman, Zone 6
 Salvia (Perennial Salvia, Sage) argentea
“Coarse-textured; don’t even try to blend or soften this in-your-face plant. Use it as a focal point!” 
- Bruce Zimmerman, Zone 6

Here is a couple of quotes from other perennial lovers of plants.
Cimicifuga racemosa 
(Bugbane)(Black Snakeroot)
“This engaging species is undeniably a ‘must have’ for the back of the shade border. Those slender, veritably anorexic spikes of pure white flowers send shivers up the spine, just as the malodorous scent of the flowers rushes the hand to cover the nose -- look, but don’t smell”
- Dr. Duncan Himmelman, Zone 3

Eupatorium
(Boneset)
maculatum ‘Gateway’
(Joe Pye Weed)
“Leave it to the English to take one of our weeds and return it to us as an aristocrat. In late summer from stout dark purple stems emerge massive heads of pink flowers---a very dramatic focal point. Also makes a striking dried flower.”
-Larry Davidson, Zone 5 

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