Legends of the Leaf by Jane Perrone
Legends of the Leaf by Jane Perrone
Jane Perrone

Legends of the Leaf



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Why do the leaves of the Swiss cheese plant have holes? How did aloe vera become a medicinal powerhouse? These questions (and more) are answered in this fascinating guide looking at the stories behind 25 iconic houseplants. By understanding how they grow in the wild, the secrets to helping these plants thrive can be unlocked. 

Each houseplant history is accompanied by a detailed care guide and hard-won practical advice. Jane Perrone is the host of houseplant podcast ‘On The Ledge’ and a freelance journalist, writing a houseplant column for ‘Gardens Illustrated’ magazine.

Details & Care
  • Publisher: Unbound
  • Hard cover
  • Number of pages: 224 pages
  • ISBN: 978-1800182004
  • Colour illustrations by Helen Entwhisle