“An indispensable book that covers more than 400 Florida trees and plants.”—Miami Herald
“A must-have guide.”—South Florida Sun-Sentinel
“This [book] has been the standard landscape plant manual in the lower South for nearly 30 years….Everything you need to easily identify and cultivate ornamental plants in Florida and the Gulf region.”—Florida Coastal Living
“Everything [gardeners] need to successfully grow and use ornamental plants.”—Palatka Daily News
For nearly four decades, Florida Landscape Plants, by John V. Watkins, Thomas J. Sheehan, and Robert J. Black, has been the go-to manual for novices and experts alike. Today, we proudly publish the long-awaited third edition of this gold standard gardening book for Southerners. The authors, all horticulture experts, have added 70 additional native species, new illustrations, updated botanical names, and a useful listing of invasive exotic species not approved for landscape use.
Featuring detailed drawings of more than 400 plants, this modernized and expanded version offers invaluable information, with entries complete with common names, botanical names, phonetic pronunciations, description, proper propagation, soil and light requirements, hardiness, salt tolerance, pests, and landscape uses. In short, everything you need to easily identify and cultivate ornamental plants in Florida and the Gulf region.