NATIVE PLANTS FOR LANDSCAPING CRITERIA SUMMARY
From Native Gardening in the South by William R. Fontenot, by permission of the author and with grateful acknowledgment. For ordering information, see Resources Books
Size/Height at Maturity
S Under 30’
L Over 50’
Blooming Habit: Colors and Bloom Times
esp early spring
Evergreen or not?
PD Persistently deciduous, almost evergreen
Attractive to Wildlife
F Especially important for wildlife
H Important for hummingbirds
Adaptability to Cultivation Outside Its Wild Habitat
A Adapts well
W Likes wetter sites
D Likes drier sites
M Likes a happy medium, not too moist, not too dry
S Full Sun
P Partial Shade
How Easy Is It to Grow?
FE Fairly Easy
NE Not that easy, do your homework!