Crested and monstrose succulents are weird, wonderful, and very wacky. They’re not fundamentally different from their regular counterparts, though. They just have a different growth pattern. The way to identify a crested plant when using it’s scientific name is by looking for a ‘cristate‘ at the end. Graptopetalum paraguayense cristate is a crested ghost plant! Monstrose already sounds […]
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A recent grad of the College of William and Mary, Patrick has a passion for all things nature. He particularly focuses on xerophillic plants - those sexy succulents. Academically, his interest is in closed-system ecology; the realization of a truly self-sustaining ecosystem is his life goal. Hobbies include hiking, gardening, painting poorly, and making jokes only he finds funny.