A Thistle That Won't Misbehave - Remodelista
Most thistles are like the dangerous boy in high school who rode a motorcycle. Prickly, invasive, and poised to take advantage in the garden—these were not
Huernias are small succulent plants from Africa (mostly Southern Africa) with very peculiar and often beautiful flowers. They belong to the Stapeliad family (order Asclepiadecea) They are mostly from arid areas, though a few are sub-tropical and there are even some coastal ones. The genus is named after Justin Huernius, a Dutch missionary and keen plant collector who reportedly send specimens to Holland somewhere in the 1700's
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