Succulents for the Contemporary Garden

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Timber Press, 2003 - Gardening - 176 pages
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Succulents, with their striking forms, unusual colors, and easy-care reputation, are becoming an increasingly important design element in many contemporary gardens. Whether planted en masse, used as specimens in the garden, or featured in containers, they have much to offer landscapers and home gardeners. Succulents for the Contemporary Garden is a book for beginners, enthusiasts, and connoisseurs alike, presenting old favorites along with an enticing range of less-common, more collectable examples of these intriguing plants. Descriptions and cultivation information for hundreds of species and cultivars in more than 60 genera, from Adenia to Yucca, will help gardeners choose plants that are best suited to their design requirements and garden conditions.

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Yvonne Cave is one of New Zealand's foremost garden photographers. Her superb photos have illustrated a number of major gardening books, including Irises: A Practical Gardening Guide and The Gardener's Encyclopedia of New Zealand Native Plants.

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