9780813034584

Best Native Plants for Southern Gardens

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  • ISBN13:

    9780813034584

  • ISBN10:

    0813034582

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-09-05
  • Publisher: Univ Pr of Florida
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Summary

Best Native Plants for Southern Gardens highlights and illustrates several hundred readily available and easy-to-grow native species for gardeners and landscapers living in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia.

Author Biography

Gil Nelson is a writer, naturalist, and field botanist specializing in the southeastern United States. He is the author of a dozen successful gardening and botanical field guides including Florida's Best Native Landscape Plants.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Financial Sponsorshipp. xi
Gardening with Native Plants
Gardening with Native Plants: An Introductionp. 3
Gardening with Native Plants: Historical Highlightsp. 16
Weeds, Aliens, and Invasive Plantsp. 23
Re-creating Nature: Theme Gardening with Native Plantsp. 42
Favorite Groups of Native Plants
Old-Timey Nativesp. 69
Challenge Plantsp. 93
Native Azaleas, Mountain Laurel, Blueberries, and Other Heathsp. 104
Magnolias and Their Relativesp. 134
Maples, Buckeyes, Sumacs, and Wafer Ashp. 159
Holliesp. 172
Native Rosesp. 193
Perennial Astersp. 212
Perennial Beans, Mints, and Milkweedsp. 236
Vines, Groundcovers, and Spring Ephemeralsp. 261
Catalog of 100 Good Doersp. 293
Sources for Native Plantsp. 391
Reference List of Names Used in the Textp. 399
Bibliographyp. 403
Indexp. 407
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