Silver Lining

Silver Lining

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  • Discover 2,400 silver plants.

  • Free UK delivery

  • Signed by the author

  • Sent direct from the publisher, brand new stock

  • International delivery available (prices and delivery times vary)

  • Karen Platt has been selling books since 1996


Discover 2400 silver plants, how to grow them and where to buy them.

Find out how to use plants with silver leaves in your garden. Another great colour to use with black plants. Silver leaves or grey leaves stand supreme in the dry garden or arid garden and are the perfect companion to white, purple, pale lemon and pink and a great foil for dark colours. Silver is sophisticated and elegant as well as being water wise for xeric gardens. Use it as the foliage foil in your white garden. Discover what plants to plant.

The book includes descriptions and culture of 2400 silver plants concentrating on foliage but also incorporating variegated plants and over 100 white flowers. Over 375 colour photos, 16 design ideas for dry gardens, companion plants and suppliers around the world.

Silver Lining was written for gardeners everywhere. 

It includes plants suitable for growing in the United States, Europe and other regions. The book also includes USDA zones with descriptive summaries of 2400 silver plants. It's the most comprehensive book of its kind.


More Information

  • Paperback: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Karen Platt (2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0954576438
  • ISBN-13: 978-0954576431


About Karen Platt

Karen Platt has been authoring and self publishing gardening books since 1996. She has been featured in numerous magazines and on TV worldwide, most notably on the BBC. Our books are sold signed by the author herself and distributed direct from the publisher. Free UK delivery is available on certain orders.