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Florida landscape plants

John V. Watkins

Florida landscape plants

native and exotic

by John V. Watkins

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Published by University of Florida Press in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Florida.
    • Subjects:
    • Landscape plants -- Florida.,
    • Native plants for cultivation -- Florida.,
    • Tropical plants -- Florida.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] John V. Watkins. Drawings by Marion Ruff Sheehan and other delineators.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB407 .W38
      The Physical Object
      Pagination368 p.
      Number of Pages368
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5074784M
      ISBN 100813002834
      LC Control Number74092045

      Cannas (Canna selections), old-fashioned favorites that add height (up to 8 feet) to landscape plantings or containers, are easy to grow, and thrive in heat. Frost can kill cannas to the ground, but in Florida, unlike in Northern climates, the rhizomes will rally to produce more plants. Keep the soil evenly moist and grow in full sun to partial Author: Deb Wiley. There are many Florida-friendy choices of shrubs and hedges. Select some that fit your site needs and provide the desired look. Choose some that have flowers, and make sure the majority of your plants are cold hardy so even after winter your landscape still looks complete. Chastetree (Vitex) Indian Hawthorn. Japanese Plum Yew. Leatherleaf Mahonia.

      Best Plants for North and Central Florida Gardens The Flowers for Florida collection is just for Florida gardeners. These plants bloom beautifully and hold up to Florida's tough weather. If you're new to gardening in the state or just want something that's easy to grow, look no farther than Flowers for Florida. Because different plants do. Florida Landscape Plants: Native and Exotic by John V. Watkins, Thomas J. Sheehan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Florida Landscape Plants by Watkins, John V - AbeBooks.

      Florida Coastal Living "Everything [gardeners] need to successfully grow and use ornamental plants."-- Palatka Daily News. The standard reference for Florida ornamental gardening is now in its third edition. For nearly four decades, Florida Landscape Plants has been the go-to manual for novices and experts alike. This timeless gardening book Price: $ Aglaonema is a beautiful ornamental plant with variegated leaves. They are slow growers and pest resistant. Aglaonema can be used The Alocasia has large green leaves that grow in an upright fashion. It is great in wet areas, or around The Aloe is a succulent that can do well in dry conditions. It is often used medicinally.


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