This beautifully illustrated directory is an indispensable reference guide to more than 750 popular flowering plants chosen for their long-flowering season. The length of a plant's flowering period is of tremendous importance when planning a garden. For all the effort required in propagating and caring for a favourite specimen, the key factor is surely how long the flower will be in bloom. This unique, fact-packed directory provides full descriptions and maintenance and propagation facts for every plant and each entry is accompanied by a full colour photograph. Compact, fully accessible and of exceptional value, this guide is a must for all gardeners.