Growing and Propagating Wild Flowers

Harry R. Phillips Dorothy S. Wilbur J. Kenneth Moore C. Ritchie Bell January 23, 2019

This book, the most complete and expert treatment of wild flower propagation and cultivation to date, offers a sure approach to gardening with native plants while practicing good conservation Based on ten years of pioneering research at the North Carolina Botanical Garden, Growing and Propagating Wild Flowers features practical, easy to follow methods for raising native pThis book, the most complete and expert treatment of wild flower propagation and cultivation to date, offers a sure approach to gardening with native plants while practicing good conservation Based on ten years of pioneering research at the North Carolina Botanical Garden, Growing and Propagating Wild Flowers features practical, easy to follow methods for raising native plants from seeds, cuttings, and divisions specific instructions on the propagation and cultivation of plants representing nearly 100 genera of wild flowers, carnivorous plants, and ferns than 250 illustrations, including 32 color photographs and 3 sample design plans for a perennial border For each species treated, the author includes descriptions of growth habits, flowers, fruits and seeds outstanding ornamental characteristics, flowering and fruiting times detailed directions on the collection, cleaning, storage, and germination of seed information on cultivation and use in the home landscape notes on related species and their propagation The native plants cited as examples are found primarily in the eastern United States The propagation and handling techniques, however, will be useful throughout the temperate areas of the country.


  • Title: Growing and Propagating Wild Flowers
  • Author: Harry R. Phillips Dorothy S. Wilbur J. Kenneth Moore C. Ritchie Bell
  • ISBN: 9780807841310
  • Page: 281
  • Format: Paperback
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