By Greg Starr
Gardeners and backyard designers are having a love affair with agaves. it is simple to determine why—they're low upkeep, drought-tolerant, and strikingly sculptural, with an amazing variety of shape and colour. Many species are strikingly variegated, and a few have contrasting decorative spines at the edges in their leaves. awesome 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 fitted to gardens and landscapes. every one plant access encompasses a unique description of the plant, besides its cultural necessities, together with hardiness, solar publicity, water wishes, soil necessities, and techniques of propagation. Agaves can swap dramatically as they age and this complete consultant comprises photographs displaying every one species from early life to maturity—a beneficial function distinct to this book.
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Agaves: Living Sculptures for Landscapes and Containers by Greg Starr