Making a garden of perennials, by W. C. Egan [book]

W. C. Egan
1912 unpublished
Perennials are plants that live on year after year if the conditions surrounding them are congenial. Trees and shrubs are perennials, of course; in these the stems are woody, but we are considering only those known as herbaceous perennials, having stems of a more or less soft texture that, with the exception of a few evergreen species, die With a few exceptions, perennials are not long-lived. The gas plant, peonies, some of the iris, day lilies, and a few others, seem permanent. The usual run
more » ... quire to be taken up about every two or three years and divided.
doi:10.5962/bhl.title.29267 fatcat:d2fuchg6sncofdz6tj5uoei674