This handy concise edition of the phenomenally successful Australian Native Plants makes it even easier to choose Australian native plants for your garden.
more than 1500 species and cultivars that are easy to obtain and grow, many illustrated with colour photographs
plants dived into chapters: Ground Covers, Rockery Plants, Water Features, Shrubs, Trees, Annuals and Bedding Plants, and Climbers
recommended planting zones for every plant, colour-coded to correspond with the map at the front of the book, to help you choose plants that will grow well in your area
symbols indicating the significant attributes of each species, such as frost-hardiness, bird-attracting, scented plants, attractive fruits and tropical plants
updated plant names
simple advice on propagating plants from seed and cuttings
information on soil preparation, planting, fertilising, watering, pruning and pests and diseases.
John W. Wrigley AM, BSc. has developed his knowledge of the Australian flora over more than 40 years. He was a Curator of the Australian National Botanic Gardens, Canberra for 14 years and has designed botanic gardens in Coffs Harbour, Mildura and Tamworth, as well as a nature park at Port Macquarie. He has had ten other books on native plants published and in 1983 he was made a Member of the Order of Australia for his services to the cultivation and study of Australian flora.
Murray Fagg manages the Botanical Information Unit of the Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra and sits on the executive of the Centre for Plant Diversity and Research and Australian Natural Herbarium. He has an extensive private photograph collection and has contributed photographs and illustrations to 14 other books.