Author(s): Julian Matthews
As life becomes busier and gardeners look for more permanence in their landscaping, foliage plants have come into their own. In this authoritative overview of 114 of the best foliage plants for a range of climates and regions, renowned garden writer Julian Matthews uses stunning photographs to illustrate their inherent beauty and distinctive qualities. With full care and cultivation advice and handsome layout, this book is an indispensable gardeners' and landscapers' aid. First published September 2007.
Julian Matthews is one of New Zealand's leading gardening writers and a former longtime editor of The Gardener magazine. He lives in Waikanae, where he practises what he preaches, with a magnificent garden full of foliage plants.