Native Plants – For Georgia

Although not every native plant is drought-tolerant or carefree, their main advantage is that they are more adapted to our heat and humidity. Many are just as colorful as common non-native plants you’d find at a garden center.

The University of Georgia has just published four great compilations of native trees, shrubs, ferns, wildflowers and vines you should consider for your landscape.

Native Trees, Shrubs and Vines

Native Wildflowers

Native Vines

Native Grasses and Sedges

Also, check out this photo guide to native plants

Native Plant Alternatives to Common Landscape Plants

And here is a list of invasive plants plus a short list of natives

SOURCES

Georgia Native Plant Society

Nearly Native Nursery

Georgia Native Plant Botanical Garden

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