This volume's great strengths are the quality of its more than 1,300 photographs and its authoritative and discerning selection of the best cultivars, from classics to recent cutting-edge introductions. The plant selections and photographs have been thoroughly updated for this new edition. This outstanding reference belongs on the shelf of every gardener.
Allan M. Armitage is a professor of horticulture who travels internationally as a lecturer and consultant. He is also the author of many books and the recipient of numerous awards from nursery trade groups and horticultural organizations.