Follow our simple guidelines and plant up your own stunning hanging basket with heat beating plants. Baskets are often suspended under the eaves of a roof where they don’t benefit from rainfall. They remain dry during extended periods of rain, often becoming extremely stressed and ultimately dying off. This often happens to mixed baskets […]
‘Bronze Carpet’ is a vigorous, evergreen ground cover with glossy, succulent leaves that are dark coppery-red in colour.
S. nussbaumerianum is an exotic species from Mexico, with unusual, copper-coloured rosettes on slender spreading stems.
Few garden designers would recommend the pork bush as a hedging plant, but this evergreen succulent is indeed the dream plant of any hasty hedge grower with a limited budget and living in a very hot climate.
This pretty succulent has made a comeback and is now planted dramatically en masse. Its excellent foliage with many colour contrasts is great for hot places in the garden that get very little water.
Kalanchoe pumila – a most useful little garden succulent from the interesting plant kingdom of Madagascar.
Kalanchoe blossfeldiana is a quick-growing succulent from Madagascar that has been used by pot-plant growers to cultivate a profusion of hybrids in a variety of flower colours for use indoors.
Echeveria shaviana x affinis ‘Black Prince’ forms a dense rosette of chocolate-brown leaves with sharp tips.
Echeveria runyonii ‘Topsy Turvy’ has dense stemless rosettes with powder-blue or grey leaves that curl back, giving it an unusual appearance. It produces salmon-pink flowers on long stems. Attempting to make sense out of the many names of the species and hybrids of this popular super-genus seems to be an exercise in futility – […]
Echeveria gibbiflora ‘Rosea’ is a stemless, compact grower that looks completely different from the ordinary echeverias.