The popularity of native North American plants has soared in recent years| for many good reasons. Whatever draws you to native plants| you’ll find no better or more authoritative guide than Allan Armitage. Widely acknowledged as one of the world’s foremost horticulturists| Armitage describes more than 630 species and cultivars of perennials| biennials| and annuals that are native to the United States| bringing to each plant a wealth of practical knowledge and the full weight of his experience and expertise. Each entry includes a general description of the plant plus essential data you need to grow it successfully| including habitat| hardiness| correct garden site| maintenance| and propagation — all in a clear| easy-to-use format. Whether you are a native plant enthusiast or simply wish to use plants that work in the landscape| you’ll find everything you are looking for in this readable| information-packed volume.