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Plant Design

Planting Zone Map   -  Always consider the plant’s cold hardiness zone.  Central Florida is 9B.    
Basic Landscape Design Ideas

 

Plant Selection

When selecting a plant choose the “Right Plant for the Right Place”, that is, match the plant’s needs with the existing yard conditions for success.  Some  examples to consider are sun/shade, wet soil moisture/dry sandy soil,  mature size.

Florida Native Plants
Florida-Friendly Plant Database
Florida Wildflowers
Florida Wildflower Seeds
Florida Native Plants Categories

Books: “Planting a Refuge for Wildlife”.  Susan Cerulean, Celeste Botha, Donnae Legare.
“Native Florida Plants: Low-Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening”. Robert G. Haenle, Joan Brookwell.
“Native Plant Landscaping for Wildlife”.  Craig Heugel.
“Florida Plants for Wildlife”. Craig Huegel.
“Native Wildflowers and Other Ground Covers for Florida Landscapes”. Craig Heugel.
“Florida’s Best Native Landscape Plants”. Gil Nelson.
“Best Native Plants for Southern Gardens”. Gil Nelson.
“The Shrubs and Woody Vines of Florida”. Gil Nelson.
“The Trees of Florida”. Gil Nelson.
“Ferns of Florida”. Gil Nelson.
“A Gardener's Guide to Florida's Native Plants”. Rufino Osorio.
“Landscaping for Florida's Wildlife” Joe Schaefer, George Tanner.
“Natural Florida Landscaping”. Don Walton, Laurel Schiller.
“Sustainable Gardening for Florida”. Ginny Stibolt.
“The Art of Maintaining a Florida Native Landscape”. Ginny Stibolt.
“Wildflowers of Florida and the Southeast”. David W. Hall, William J. Weber
“Native Perennials for the Southeast”. Peter Loewer.
“Native Plants for Drought and Salt-Tolerant Landscapes”. Richard Wunderlin, George R. Kish
“Florida Edible Wild Plants”. Peggy Sias Lantz.

 

Native Plant Identification

Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Wild Florida Photos

Books: “Wild Orchids of Florida”. Paul Martin Brown.
“Florida Wildflowers”. C. Richie Bell, Bryan J. Taylor.  
“Central Florida Wildflowers”. Roger L. Hammer.
“Florida Freshwater Plants”.  Mark Hoyer, Daniel E. Canfield Jr., Christine E. Horsburgh, Karen Brown.
“Florida Wetland Plants”. Dr. John D. Tobe, et al.
“Native Bromeliads of Florida”. Harry E. Luther, David H. Benzing.
“The Guide to Florida Wildflowers”. Walter Kingsley Taylor.
“A Guide to Florida Grasses”.  Walter Kingsley Taylor.
“Florida Wildflowers in Their Natural Communities”. Walter Kingsley Taylor.
“Florida Wildflowers: A Comprehensive Guide”,  Walter Kingsley Taylor

 

Where To Buy Florida Native Plants

Florida Association of Native Nurseries
Maple Street Natives Nursery
Green Isle Gardens Nursery
The Natives Nursery (by Appointment only)
Debary Nursery
South Seminole Farm & Nursery

 

Where To See Florida Native Plants

Seminole County Natural Lands
Native Gardens and Natural Areas

 

Other Environmental Organizations

Exotic Invasive Species
Florida Natural Areas Inventory
Archbold Biological Station
Florida Native Plant Society
The Nature Conservancy
Audubon Florida
Florida Wildflower Foundation

Published on  05.02.2017