Tiptoe Through Tulips and More With Small Perennials

If you need dainty foliage or tiny blooms, look no further. Here, we give you a tour of some of the most beautiful small perennials for any garden, whether sunny and open or damp and sheltered.

Excerpted from Garden Design
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Lords and Ladies

Lords and ladies is excellent for filling in gaps in border displays. Its glossy green leaves are veined with white, and stalks of bright orange berries emerge from pale cream spathes. Lords and ladies at its best in a sunny, sheltered site with well-drained soil, where it can grow to 12 inches tall and 6 inches wide.

Excerpted from Garden Design

©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2009

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