The following is a list of our most frequently used sources for "What's in Bloom: Bloom Highlights."

Reference Books

Brickell, Christopher, and H. Mark Cathey, eds. The American Horticultural Society A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. New York: DK Publishing, Inc., 2008.

Dirr, Michael A.: Manual of Woody Landscape Plants: Their Identification, Ornamental Characteristics, Culture, Propagation and Uses. Champaign, IL: Stipes Publishing LLC, 1998.

Griffiths, Mark. Index of Garden Plants: The New Royal Horticultural Society. Portland, OR: Timber Press, 1994.

Huxley, Anthony et al., eds. The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening. New York: Stockton Press, 1992.

Staff of the L.H. Bailey Hortorium, Cornell University. Hortus Third: A Concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada. New York: Macmillan Publishers, 1976.


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