By Greg Starr
Gardeners and backyard designers are having a love affair with agaves. it is easy to work out why—they're low upkeep, drought-tolerant, and strikingly sculptural, with an outstanding variety of shape and colour. Many species are strikingly variegated, and a few have contrasting decorative spines at the edges in their leaves. brilliant for box gardening or in-the-ground tradition, they mix versatility with effortless growability.
In Agaves, plant specialist Greg Starr profiles seventy five species, with extra cultivars and hybrids, most suitable to gardens and landscapes. each one plant access features a unique description of the plant, in addition to its cultural standards, together with hardiness, solar publicity, water wishes, soil necessities, and techniques of propagation. Agaves can swap dramatically as they age and this entire advisor contains photographs exhibiting each one species from formative years to maturity—a priceless function specific to this book.
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