Agaves, Yuccas, and Related Plants: A Gardener’s Guide

Mary F. Irish and Gary Irish


Timber Press

Publication Date:

May 10, 2000


Landscaping, Reference

This book provides information on the cultivation and gardening uses of agave and yucca, as well as several other American genera in the family Agavaceae, with discussion of their cultivation in more adverse climates. The book is aimed at gardeners who are interested in growing these striking drought-tolerant plants native to the Americas. The book includes keys for identification and some 100 color photographs and 18 drawings.