Written by horticultural taxonomist Larry Hatch over more than 35 years, Hatch's Perennials was designed to be the ultimate guide to hardy herbaceous cultivars not found in other established manuals and references. Descriptions are cultivar specific (not general for a species), images large and digital, and the history and origins of many cultivars are covered.
Cultivars of Woody Plants is the product of more than 35 years of research by leading horticultural taxonomic Larry Hatch and is unique among all woody plant manuals for it's vast array of cultivars.
More than 30 years ago horticultural taxonomist Larry Hatch wondered why there was no updated perennial encyclopedia with all the new cultivars from both Europe and the US as well as rarities from Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. Not finding such a work, he created Hatch's Perennials which now spans more than 2000 pages of richly, detailed material.