The Gardener's Guide to Succulents is a stunning visual reference identifying over 125 plants from 40 different genera of succulents and cacti.
Fleshy, spiny, hairy, flowering-and coming in every imaginable shape, color and size-this plant family has captured the affection of plant enthusiasts all over the world. This book provides a beautiful overview of the diversity that succulents have to offer, presenting a wide variety of popular plants to help you create striking, aesthetically pleasing compositions.
This succulent guide includes information about:
- What each variety needs and where it thrives
- Plant characteristics, with ratings on ease of growth and maintenance requirements
- Ideas for group plantings and illustrated tips on indoor planting
- Striking identification photos, rich in color and contrast
This succulent encyclopedia is a useful resource for everyone-from cacti beginners looking to decorate their living space to serious gardeners hoping to expand their succulent plantings.
Misa Matsuyama is a horticulturist specializing in succulents, as well as a teacher and author of several books on raising and displaying succulents. She is the creative director of sol x sol, a Japanese company selling succulent plants, pots and tools and offering inspiration to home gardeners.