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Agaves: Living sculptures for landscapes and containers

$34.00

The definitive work on agaves for the garden. First, Agaves outlines a brief history of the genus, describes in detail proper care on growing agaves both in containers and in the landscape, and illustrates how to correctly identify similar species. Then, Agaves profiles over 75 species, cultivars, and hybrids best suited to gardens and landscapes – beyond the typical “century plant” that is A. americana or A. desmettiana that goes into many commercial and residential landscapes.

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The definitive work on agaves for the garden. Among this book’s highlights you’ll find:

  • The most exciting new species and hybrids
  • More than 220 superb photos, many taken in native habitats
  • How to distinguish similar species
  • The latest cultural and taxonomic information
  • How to grow agaves outside their native range

Species, cultivars, and hybrids best suited to gardens and landscapes are profiled in vivid detail. Each entry includes field notes as well as a detailed description of the plant and its cultural requirements. Because agaves can change dramatically as they age, photos show species from youth to maturity, a unique feature of this book. Distribution, taxonomy, and horticultural history complete the in-depth treatment.

Useful to specialists and to enthusiasts who are just beginning to explore the dazzlingly diverse world of agaves, this authoritative guide is sure to win converts to these amazing New World plants.

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Weight 2.5 lbs
Dimensions 9 x 6 x 1.2 in

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