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With full-color pictures and starting to be info for greater than 1,000 tried-and-tested crops, AHS vegetation for areas is the ideal pocket-sized consultant for journeys to the backyard heart and nursery. Now absolutely revised and up-to-date!
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Good for late color in a sunny mixed border. The topgrowth will die back in winter, but it will regenerate in spring. Cut back to a low, permanent framework in spring. ALSO RECOMMENDED: L. bicolor has dark green leaves and purple-pink f lowers in mid- to late summer. ad Z6–8 H8–6 h6ft (2m) s10ft (3m) Deciduous shrub PLANTS FOR SANDY SOILS Perovskia ‘Blue Spire’ This easily grown, upright subshrub, valued for its foliage and flowers, is good in a mixed or herbaceous border. Its branching, airy spikes of tubular, violet-blue flowers are borne in profusion during late summer and early autumn above the aromatic, silvery gray, deeply cut leaves.
Trim back after f lowering, if necessary. ALSO RECOMMENDED: C. 432). ad Z8–10 H10–8 Evergreen shrub h24in (60cm) s36in (90cm) Cytisus x praecox ‘Warminster’ Warminster broom has slender, arching green branches, wreathed in fragrant, pealike, creamy yellow f lowers in spring. 280). Pinch out branch tips to promote bushy growth. Cut shoots back by up to two-thirds after f lowering; do not cut into old wood. 166). ALSO RECOMMENDED: ‘Allgold’ has deep yellow f lowers. 5m) PLANTS FOR SANDY SOILS Erica australis Unlike many heathers, the Spanish heath is a relatively tall and upright shrub.
Position with care in a rock garden; it may overwhelm smaller plants. ad Z5–8 H8–5 e8–24in (20–60cm) or more Perennial 55 56 PLANTS FOR SANDY SOILS Eryngium x tripartitum This plant forms a mound of lobed, few-spined, glossy dark green leaves. 524). 166, 190). ALSO RECOMMENDED: E. 208); E. variifolium has whitemarbled leaves and blue-violet f lowers. 494) with its airy clusters of tiny, papery, lavender-blue f lowers in mid- to late summer. 524) and are borne on wiry stems above rosettes of leathery, dark green leaves.
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