18 JunGet creative with succulents
Indoor plant of the month: Alocasia ‘Dragon Scale’
Alocasia ‘Dragon Scale’ is aptly named, with its unusual metallic-green leaves and pronounced dark green veins.
Succulent of the month: Sedum adolphii ‘Golden Glow’
Indoor plant of the month: Mini arum
Potted arum lilies (Zantedeschia sp.) will add colour to indoor spaces for up to six weeks.
Indoor plant of the month: Peace lily
The peace lily (Spathiphyllum) is well known as a compact house plant that purifies the air. But did you know that there is a giant...
Succulent of the month: Aloe ‘Pink Blush’
Green, living walls
These two climbers will create a pretty picture on exterior surfaces.
Succulent of the month: Echeveria setosa ‘Oliver’
This is one of the more unusual rosette-type succulents and unlike most echeverias, produces showy inflorescences of large orange flowers...
Indoor plant of the month: Ficus ‘Bambino’
Love indoor plants but running out of space? Ficus lyrata ‘Bambino’ is a mini version of the popular and unusual fiddle leaf fig.
Indoor plant of the month: Ornamental pepper
As a festive ‘living’ table decoration, you would be hard-pressed to find a more colourful plant than this ornamental pepper, Capsicum...
Succulent of the month: Crassula ovata ‘Hobbit’
Crassula ovata ‘Hobbit’ is named for its fleshy, tubular leaves that look like the stubby little fingers of hobbits, as imagined in the...
Succulent of the month: Kalanchoe blossfeldiana
This kalanchoe may be best known as an indoor plant but it is a lot more versatile than that. It successfully transplants into outdoor...
Plant of the month: Cannas
These plants boast striking foliage and pretty flowers.
Waterwise plant of the month: Cotton lavender
Originating in the western and central Mediterranean, cotton lavender (Santolina chamaecyparissus) bears silver-grey, finely-cut...
Succulent of the month: Euphorbia trigona
Euphorbia trigona ‘Rubra’ is a cultivar of the African milk tree (Euphorbia trigona) from West Africa and is unmissable for its frilly,...
Indoor plant of the month: Maidenhair fern
Maidenhair fern (Adiantum raddianum) is the perfect plant for the bathroom or shower because it thrives in a humid environment.
Indoor plant of the month: Micro moth orchid
Miniature plants and flowers have a special charm, and micro moth orchids (Phalaenopsis) are cuter than most.They are the tiniest of the...
Waterwise plant of the month: Cross-berry
Cross-berry (Grewia occidentalis) is a frostresistant, drought-hardy scrambling shrub or small tree that grows up to 3m tall
Succulent of the month: String of pearls
String of pearls (Curio rowleyanus syn. Senecio rowleyanus) is as decorative as its name, being a most unusual trailing succulent that...
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