Author: Anna Pavord
About the book:
First published in 2001, and now fully revised and updated, in this inspirational book, acclaimed bestselling author Anna Pavord selects 60 'star plants' - from iris to hostas - and pairs each with two perfect partners: shrubs, herbaceous perennials, bulbs, and annuals that no garden should be without. This classic book reveals how best to group plants in a garden to create a year-long display. Ranging from hydrangeas, salvias and ferns to dahlias, tulips and snowdrops, each star plant is paired with two partners, offering gardeners creative planting solutions to achieve stunning results, season by season.
About the author:
Anna Pavord's books include her globally bestselling The Tulip and The Naming of Names. Her gardening column in the Independent newspaper in the UK ran for 30 years from the paper's launch in 1986 until the last print edition. Today she writes for the Sunday Times and is an Associate Editor of Gardens Illustrated magazine. Pavord lives in West Dorset and was awarded the Gold Veitch medal from the Royal Horticultural Society in 2001.