Florida Landscape Plants: Native and Exotic

Florida Landscape Plants: Native and Exotic

by John V. Watkins, Thomas J. Sheehan, Robert J. Black
     
 

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This long-awaited edition is a modernized and expanded version of the book that has been the standard landscape plant manual in the Lower South for nearly 30 years. The authors, all horticulture experts, have added 70 additional native species, new illustrations, updated botanical names, and a useful listing of invasive exotic species that are now not approved for… See more details below

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This long-awaited edition is a modernized and expanded version of the book that has been the standard landscape plant manual in the Lower South for nearly 30 years. The authors, all horticulture experts, have added 70 additional native species, new illustrations, updated botanical names, and a useful listing of invasive exotic species that are now not approved for landscape use. Each entry includes common name, botanical name, phonetic pronunciation, description, soil and light requirements, culture, hardiness, salt tolerance, pests, and landscape uses. In short, Florida Landscape Plants has everything you need to easily identify and cultivate ornamental plants in Florida and the Gulf region.

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"One of the best housewarming gifts you could give to yourself or a friend new to Florida."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813060538
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
10/07/2014
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
488
Sales rank:
298,684
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author


John V. Watkins, former professor of environmental horticulture, devoted his professional life to teaching courses in landscape horticulture at the University of Florida.
 
Thomas J. Sheehan is professor emeritus with the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida.
 
Robert J. Black is professor emeritus with the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida.

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