Description of perennials for dry and sunny locations. The book describes more than 40 genera of ornamental herbaceous perennials suitable for planting in sunny locations with drought. The introduction explains the requirements of such perennials, their adaptation to drought and heat. Following are descriptions of genera in the alphabetical order of their scientific names. With the desire to describe as many genera, species and varieties as possible, certain recognizable perennials are merged into three distinct groups: ornamental grasses, cushion perennials and herbs. The book concludes with a comprehensive table of perennials with the most important information such as height, color, blossoming time, durability and planting density.
Hot Perennials are intended for an in-depth understanding of species and varieties suitable for planting in demanding and at first glance unfavorable locations for plants. The author of the book is Matic Sever, a renowned young Slovenian agronomist and gardener, who acquired his knowledge and experience also on the estate of the renowned horticulturist of Slovenian descent Jelena De Belder-Kovačič. In this book, he gives useful descriptions of the plants, reveals their requirements and characteristics, and it is particularly admirable, that he chooses plants that are suitable for planting in our area. The book is equipped with many illustrative photographs, concise descriptions, where the author focuses on those characteristics of the plants that most interest the plant buyer when designing a good planting.
Večer [Večer newspaper]
Matic Sever is a very special plant enthusiast. He not only admires plants for their looks, but studies them also when they are not in their most interesting phase. He focuses on their growth, looks for their suitable habitats and creates breathtaking combinations.
That is why Hot Perennials should become a book in every home library, not to mention an obligatory reading for future and current gardeners, plant sellers, garden designers and maintainers and, last but not least, landscape architects.
Zeleni raj [Green Paradise gardening magazine]