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The most beautiful varieties and how to keep them healthy
Elizabeth Manke - All books by this author
Prickly and frequently taking strange shapes, cacti often thrive when given minimal careand sometimes languish when owners "nurse them to death." This handsomely illustrated book introduces plant growers to the basics of cactus care and cultivation, then presents an alphabetized directory of roughly 50 varietiesfrom Acanthocalycium to Uebelmannia pectinifera. Only avid plant lovers need remember the scientific names. More practical for plant growers, and shown in stunning photographs, is the magnificent variety of cactus flowers that blossom from the unusual and fascinating shapes of these plants. In addition to the identifying photos, each plant profile includes information on . . .
Paperback / 160 Pages / 6 3/4 x 8 3/16 / 2000