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Black Plants: 75 Striking Choices for the Garden

By: Bonine, Paul

Price: $7.49

Publisher: Portland, OR, Timber Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 605421

ISBN: 0881929816

Condition: Near Fine

160 pages. Striking, mysterious, sinister, and strange all describe the singular appeal of plants with black (or near-black) foliage, flowers, or fruit. For some gardeners, they are curiosities that yield a special thrill. For others, they are invaluable for providing contrast with brighter elements. Whatever the source of their somber magic, these dusky denizens of the plant kingdom are irresistible to anyone drawn to nature's more unusual manifestations. In this compact, accessible volume, Paul Bonine profiles 75 of the most alluring black annuals, perennials, bulbs, and shrubs. Some of the ... View more info