By Greg Starr
Gardeners and backyard designers are having a love affair with agaves. it is simple to work out why—they're low upkeep, drought-tolerant, and strikingly sculptural, with an miraculous variety of shape and colour. Many species are strikingly variegated, and a few have contrasting decorative spines at the edges in their leaves. really good for box gardening or in-the-ground tradition, they mix versatility with effortless growability.
In Agaves, plant professional Greg Starr profiles seventy five species, with extra cultivars and hybrids, most suitable to gardens and landscapes. each one plant access incorporates a special description of the plant, besides its cultural specifications, together with hardiness, solar publicity, water wishes, soil standards, and techniques of propagation. Agaves can swap dramatically as they age and this complete advisor comprises pictures displaying each one species from adolescence to maturity—a helpful characteristic special to this book.
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