"... when a certain novelist's latest book inspired a fashionable craze for succulent plants, Léon bought some for Madame and brought them back in the Hirondelle, holding them on his knees and pricking his fingers on their hard spines...."
(Flaubert, G. Madame Bovary)
Above photo courtesy of Gardendancing.blogspot.com.
Above photo courtesy of Inspirationgreen.com.
Detail of the above hanging succulent wall from floragrubb.com.
And another hanging succulent wall from floragrubb.com.