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Growing and Transplanting Indoors Kalanchoe Mother of Thousands Succulent Plantlet

Tweet Transplanting Kalanchoe plantlets . Unique succulents that from little plants along the edges of their leaves. They are also called Mother of a Thousands. Once you have this succulent you will have plenty of plantlets to regrow new plants every year.


Echeveria Blue Rose

Tweet Echeveria Blue Rose New  2011 to my greenhouse  will be this  beautiful  Echeveria Blue Rose succulent , looks perfect in this picture setting. Don’t you think? Stated to  be one of the most popular echeverias on the market today.  Featuring beautiful centered saucer like rosettes , and deep blue ovate leaves. Bloom time is  […]


Echeveria Perle von Nurnberg

Tweet    Echeveria Perle von Nurnberg What a  sweet succulent! Which means extra beautiful. Hoping to get some more photos soon, truly excited to have this added to my collection of succulents. When it comes to succulents color and textures,  this one really stands out. Giving us such beauty as it grows and matures. I don’t […]


Aloe haworthioides Miniature Aloe

Tweet Aloe haworthioides- Miniature Aloe This is no doubt a beautiful mini succulent that I have come to love growing. When I look for succulents  I look for unique patterns of textures and unusual forms of succulents. This one falls into those attributes. Miniature Aloe is very easy and slow growing , but produces offsets […]


How to Grow Agave Desmettiana Variegata

Tweet Agave Desmettiana Variegata is a easy care outdoor or indoor houseplant depending on where you live. I was always in awe over the  Agave  Plant.  I’ve   seen the Agave in  books and magazine and honestly did not think I could grow them in our cold  climate, but I was wrong. So  2 years ago […]


Planting A Succulent Container Combination

Tweet Planting this succulent combo was so much fun, so fun in fact  I hope to do several more. When I look at my collection of succulents as a whole I knew I needed to do some potting in combinations. I am basically running out of room , so placing several in pots will help […]


Manfreda Mangave Bloodspot

Tweet Photo courtesy of Tony Avent of Plant Delights Nursery Manfreda Bloodspot Take a look at this beautiful succulent , honestly this has to be one of the best colors combinations in the succulent world. This plant is relatively new , introduction in 2008. . Bloodspot forms a symmetrical clump of thick blue leaves peppered with […]


Euphorbia Breathless Blush

Tweet Euphorbia Breathless Blush A new Euphorbia is on the horizon.  Euphorbia Breathless Blush has colored foliage as well as bicolor flower. The reason it is called Breathless I believe is  obvious. The only red-flushed leaf Euphorbia on the market! The dark green leaves are flushed with red. Small white bracts flushed with pink cover […]


Dorotheanthus ‘Mezoo’ Aptenia Trailing Succulent

Tweet Doreanthus ‘Mezoo’ Trailing Red Succulent. A unique low-growing plant that can used either alone or in mixed containers. Very controlled growth habit, it will form small red flowers when grown under high light and warm temperatures. It has excellent heat and drought tolerance in the landscape. This is a unique plant that reminds me […]


SENECIO macroglossus ‘Variegatus’

Tweet SENECIO macroglossus ‘Variegatus’ Variegated Jade Vine, Turtle Ivy, Natal Ivy This variety of Senecio has thick glossy leaves, twisting and climbing vines that can readh 8’ feet or more provided it is living in it’s native land.  This Kenya native looks very similar to English Ivy, but it has a much more rubbery feel […]


SEDUM makinoi ‘Ogon’

Tweet SEDUM makinoi ‘Ogon’ Japanese Golden Woodland Sedum This wonderful semi-deciduous (the pessimistic version of semi-evergreen) groundcover to 18″ wide in 2 years, hails from the southern Japan provinces of Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku where it can be found in moist, shady, rocky areas…not your typical sedum habitat. Ogon sedum is a great choice  and one […]


SEDUM lineare ‘Variegatum’

Tweet SEDUM lineare ‘Variegatum’ Narrow, succulent, silvery-gray foliage with creamy-white edge. Excellent selection for troughs or trailing in containers. Each 1′ long stem is adorned with 1″ long, narrow leaves, green with contrasting white edges.  this sedum  rarely if ever produces flowers, which would be in short panicles of yellow. When grown in shade the growth […]


PORTULACARIA afra ‘Variegata’

Tweet PORTULACARIA afra ‘Variegata’ Jade Plant Variegated Elephant Bush,  Miniature Jade  Almost foolproof and beautiful,  indoor bonsai. Easily trained, succulent shrub can be kept happy for years in a sunny window.  Sprawling,  very slow growing succulent with attractive reddish-brown stems and a variegated cream and green ¾ inch leaves. A very easy to grow succulent […]


KALANCHOE tomentosa Plant Plant

Tweet   KALANCHOE tomentosa Plant Plant Silvery, densely felted, fleshy leaves with brown markings on edges. Whitish flowers with light brown stripes. A ‘must have’ succulent! Small branching plant with rounded leaves covered in silvery hairs and with a brown tip. Flowers consist of Green-yellow bell-shaped flowers.  Prefers full sun to partial shade, well drained […]


CRASSULA tetragona Pine Tree

Tweet CRASSULA tetragona Pine Tree Miniature Pine Tree, is a succulent glabrous shrub native to South Africa. The upright stems with tree-like habit will reach about two  feet  tall with an equal spread. The opposite, dark green leaves are awl-shaped and will reach up to 1.50 inches  long. Small, white flowers over blue-green, pine-like, upright stems. […]


CRASSULA muscosa pseudolycopodiodes Princess Pine

Tweet  CRASSULA muscosa pseudolycopodiodes Princess Pine Hints of purple tones throughout the dark green reeds. Nice spreading habit Succulents are long term plants where temperatures remain warm. Garden height is the final height the plant will reach after several years, not the height the plant will reach in one season. Succulents are generally slow growing […]