Armitage's Native Plants for North American Gardens
The popularity of native North American plants has soared in recent years, for many good reasons. Whatever draws you to native plants, you'll find no better or more authoritative guide than Allan Armitage. Widely acknowledged as one of the world's foremost horticulturists, Armitage describes more than 630 species and cultivars of perennials, biennials, and annuals that are native to the United States, bringing to each plant a wealth of practical knowledge and the full weight of his experience and expertise. Each entry includes a general description of the plant plus essential data you need to grow it successfully, including habitat, hardiness, correct garden site, maintenance, and propagation — all in a clear, easy-to-use format. Whether you are a native plant enthusiast or simply wish to use plants that work in the landscape, you'll find everything you are looking for in this readable, information-packed volume.
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Armitage's native plants for North American gardensUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Internationally known horticulturalist Armitage (Univ. of Georgia, Athens) has written a book that will address the recent soaring interest in native plants. There is expert yet practical information ... Read full review
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Armitage's Native Plants for North American Gardens – Allan M. Armitage (Timber Press 2006)(635.9517 ). Armitage is the best, most thorough, and most complete teacher of any of the garden writers. This is his work on the group of plants known as the annuals. My rating: 7/10, finished 2002. Read full review