Crassula: A Grower's Guide
by Gordon Rowley
247 pages, hardback, ISBN 88-900511-1-6

Published in March 2003 by the Cactus & Co organisation. The only other major work on the genus Crassula for collectors was a small 78pp booklet written by Vera Higgins and published in 1964 by Blanford. This new book represents a major review of cultivated Crassulas and is dedicated to Mrs Higgins. The main contents include history and classification of the many types of crassulas, distribution, habitat forms and features, propagation, seed raising, names and naming identification, and complete key to the species, with descriptions of almost 90 cultivated species, including illustrations. One chapter alone has more than 250 gorgeous colour photos, with each species having its own distribution map!. The book also covers many of the attractive cultivars and hybrids which have been produced. There is a glossary, synonymy and bibliography. 9¼" x 13" in size, with each page in full colour and includes 476 big size top quality colour photos on heavy mat, acid-free paper, hardbound in cloth, title embossed in gold, and a full colour mat-laminated dust jacket.

Available from Cactus & Co in Europe. This book like all the Cactus & Co publications is exceptional value for money.



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