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Hardy Succulents

Tough Plants for Every Climate

Photographs by Saxon Holt

By Gwen Moore Kelaidis

Add a touch of the unexpected to your garden. From agaves to ice plants and sedums to sempervivums, hardy succulents can bring color, texture, and versatility to perennial flower beds in any climate. This comprehensive guide offers clear growing instructions accompanied by vivid photography of these durable and beautiful plants. With tips on choosing the right varieties for every North American hardiness zone, you can enjoy all the quirky vibrancy of succulents wherever you live. 

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“I LOVE this gorgeous, inspiring, info-packed book for gardening in the Age of Climate Change and highly recommend it. “


“[Kelaidis] writes an accessible descriptive primer with tips on selecting plants, pots and garden sites; and designing your container or in-ground succulent garden.”

The Tribune (Mesa, Ariz.)


“Kelaidis…certainly knows her stuff and brings a fine introduction to these diverse plants to print.”

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 
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March 01, 2012