Watering in a Winter Wonderland
Many would think that winter is not the best or greatest time for succulents which is in fact, true for some. Each season brings on different aspects for all of the succulent genera. You can see an array of colours, patterns, growths and even flowers depending on the type of succulent. Here we focus on how to keep your succulents looking (and feeling) wonderful all winter long.
Echeveria ElegansEcheveria Elegans naturally grows around central Mexico in the states of Hidalgo which is one of their colder regions therefore they can be mildly tolerant to colder temperatures. This original species plant grows almost stemless in rounded clumps and are ideal for garden paths or large home decor arrangements.
Echeveria Agavoides 'Frank Reinelt'Echeveria Agavoides is one of the hardiest of all the Echeveria's with a variety of colours and sizes originally from central and southern America and Mexico. Frank Reinelt grows in Spring to Autumn and can be very difficult to propagate. This rosette-forming succulent isn’t just beautiful in shape, when you look close enough, the striking red colour is iridescent. Garden and growing tips. Pests and Threats. Propagation of species.
There are Lithops then there are amazing Lithops.
Lithops. A look at some exceptional varieties and Hybrids from and by Shimada, (Japan) His comments and tips re growing Lithops. Annual calendar of events in a Lithops lifecycle to help you grow these “Living Jewels” easily
Cotyledon papillaris Pixie Bean
A very attractive bean like foliage with a green to silver dusting and contrasting dark red tips. This prostrate green leaved form is a small compact spreading plant suited to rockeries and hanging baskets.
Adromischus Growing and Care
A very popular small plant, ideally suited for pot culture So has appeal among collectors and enthusiast most are easy to grow but a few of the beauties can be a challenge Learn how to grow and care for these beauties
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