Native Plants of the Southeast

A Comprehensive Guide to the Best 460 Species for the Garden
by Larry Mellichamp, Will Stuart

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Using native plants in a garden has many benefits. They attract beneficial wildlife and insects, they allow a gardener to create a garden that reflects the native beauty of the region, and they make a garden more sustainable. Because of all this, they are an increasingly popular plant choice for...

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Published By Timber Press

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 368

Publication Date 01/28/2014

ISBN 9781604693232

Dimensions 8.55 inches x 10.85 inches

“Beautiful. . . . Mellichamp provides a stepping-off point for those ready to make the leap into native plant gardening in the Southeast.” —Native Plants Magazine

“Larry Mellichamp knows his plants. . . . His impressive work covers 460 native plant species and helps us not only identify wild plants, but also details how each can be used in a cultivated garden.” —Carolina Country

“Opens up [the] world of native plants.” —Charlotte Observer

“With concise but comprehensive profiles of plants and how they might best be used in conventional garden settings, lavishly enhanced by photography by veteran wildflower photographer Will Stuart, this book should become the go-to resource for southern gardeners eager to break out of the ‘local garden center mode’ and truly express their botanical individuality.” —Salt Magazine