Australian Native Plants Society Canberra Region
18cm x 25.5 cm
This book is written for Canberra region gardeners by Canberra region gardeners.
It brings together over 50 years of gardening experience by past and present members
of the Australian Native Plants Society,formerly the Society for Growing Australian
Plants,Canberra Region. We hope it will have a special place on your gardening bookshelf.
This is the fifth edition, extensively revised and now with illustrations for 934 described
plants, with many more forms and cultivars listed.The Australian plants selected for this book
are likely to grow well in the Canberra region and in other similar cool climate areas. More
than one third of the Australian plants included are native to the Canberra region, while others
come from elsewhere in Australia.
Both new and more experienced gardeners will find it easy to select their plants by using the well
organised and illustrated plant descriptions. For new gardeners, there are clear instructions on
how to start and maintain a native garden in the Canberra environment.