There’s a growing demand for dependably hardy plants that require less maintenance and less water, but look no less beautiful in the garden. Plant Select—the leading purveyor of plants designed to thrive in difficult climates—meets this need by promoting plants that allow gardeners everywhere to have stunning, environmentally-friendly gardens that use fewer resources. Pretty Tough Plants highlights 135 of Plant Select’s top plant picks. Each profile features a color photograph and specific details about the plant’s size, best features, and bloom season, along with cultural needs, landscape features, and design ideas. The plant list includes perennials and annuals, groundcovers, grasses, shrubs, and trees. A chart at the end of the book makes it easy to choose the right plants for specific conditions and needs.
A great book for gardeners looking for water-wise plants in tough to grow gardens. Read the full review for Pretty Tough Plants on Cultivate to Plate, and check out the page set up with a sample page layout of the book.
- Pretty Tough Plants by Plant Select
- Timber Press; 2017
- ISBN13: 9781604697353