Bornstein, Carol, 1953-

California native plants for the garden / Carol Bornstein, David Fross, Bart O'Brien. - 1st ed. - Los Olivos, Calif. : Cachuma Press, ©2005. - viii, 271 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 26 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-257) and indexes.

A short history of California native plant horticulture -- A look at California plant life -- Designing a California native garden -- Native plant care -- Plant profiles -- Recommended plant selections -- Appendix A: Places to see California native plants -- Appendix B: Additional resources for native plant horticulture -- Appendix C: Sources of California native plants -- Appendix D: Scientific names for non-featured plants -- California Topography map.

California Native Plants for the Garden is a comprehensive resource that features more than 500 of the best California native plants for gardening in Mediterranean-climate areas of the world. Authored by three of the state's leading native-plant horticulturists and illustrated with 450 color photos, this reference book also includes chapters on landscape design, installation, and maintenance. Detailed lists of recommended native plants for a variety of situations and appendices with information on places to see native plants and where to buy them are also provided.

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Native plants for cultivation--California.
Native plant gardening--California.


SB439.24.C2 / B67 2005


SB439.24.C2 / B67 2005