Hot Plants

Yes, they’re “hot” in the sense of being gorgeous, but the important point for now is that they survive really hot weather and the dry conditions that usually come with it.  Time to get acquainted with succulents.

The word itself refers to the plant’s ability to store moisture in its (usually) thick, fleshy leaves. You know how we say a ripe, juicy peach is “succulent”? Same idea – filled with moisture.

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