Aloe peglerae snake head bloom stalk starting to make its way up!
It’s Protea blooming season, so that’s a very good time of year. Right now! Blooming! Protea “Rose Mink” Common Name: Greyleaf SugarbushOrigin: South Africa P. laurifolia “Rose Mink”Evergreen Shrub Large pink flowers appear in mid-winter, with fine black and white hairs. grey-green leaves. Do not fertilize. Temperature: Hardy to 25°F Sun: Full Sun
Aloe ferox starting to bloom! Origin: South Africa Description: Single large toothy rosette on tall stalk, outdoor up to 8ft. Temperature: Hardy to 20-25F Full Sun to Part Sun
Erigeron glaucus, winter blooms, Crissy Field.
Cactus Jungle Berkeley and the greenhouse is nice and cozy! The sun is playing hide and seek today, but we have #dracaena and #bromeliads and #gemstones and #airplants and #houseplants and #rareplants all hanging out in the cozy greenhouse.
That is one supreme Echinocactus grusonii clump. It’s one plant! Practically a whole planet’s worth, I think. 🌏 🌐 🌍 Echinocactus grusonii Come see our planet shaking Cactus at our Marin store now!
Origin: South Africa Winter growing bulb with light pink flowers. Amazing palmate leaves. Will go dormant in the summer heat. Temperature: Hardy to 15F Full Sun to Part Sun
Mariposa St., San Francisco That’s a nice Aloe marlothii hanging out in the Dogpatch. Nice? Just nice? No no sorry no, I meant awesome. Gorgeous. Fancy.
Aloe arborescens on 5th st in Berkeley has a nice big winter bloom stalk going for it.
It’s a sunny day so it’s an Aeonium “Sunburst” but unfortunately it’s in the shade. Could I have moved out to the sun for the picture? You would think so…. 🤔 😉
It’s not a starfish, not at all. It’s an aloe! Aloe castilloniae (can someone check my spelling, please?)
Tiny globular leaves and then, surprise! tiny pink flowers! Tylecodon schaeferianus
It’s San Francisco’s latest Cactus garden up in the air at the Salesforce Park and that’s a San Pedro cactus and there’s an agave, oh and a yucca…. Nice!
Salesforce Park’s Tree Aloe garden is huge! Very urban. Nice!
Dudleya “Frank Reinelt” is a coastal variety of D. caespitosa, so you know it will grow well for you, assuming you are coastal too, since we are the Bay Area, so named after the coastal feature that defines it.
Crassula columella Common Name: Silinderplakkie Origin: South Africa; Namibia Description: Miniature square-shaped vertical stems to 6″. Grows in quartz outcroppings along hillsides. Temperature : Hardy to 28F
Peperomia prostrata in production! Coming soon! That’s the parent plant in bloom… I love peperomia bloom spikes!
I’m wondering why the succulents on this plant have gotten so small in size…the pant used to produce very large “blooms”…. Any idea? Thank you Brian Brian, What you have on the ends of each branch is a rosette, not a bloom – if they bloom they will form giant pyramids of small yellow flowers…. Read more »
Agave ocahui are astonishing, with a very vigorous terminal spine just hanging out there. That red on the tips is painted on. I used the latest in plant paint technology to individually get right up close to the most dangerous spines around and very delicately hand paint just the spines with no drips at all… Read more »
It’s blooming alright. Also known as Eve’s Needles. Nice.
I think this is the list of plants to avoid if your pets are plant-eaters. Browse Rover’s list of poisonous plants below to learn which plants are toxic to dogs, cats, or both, along with whether they’re commonly found in the wild, in gardens, or in homes as houseplants. Pet Poison Helpline provided common symptoms… Read more »
We planted a new planter bed with a lot of really big cactus in Marin – we do have a store there now! I see a spectacular San Pedro and some gorgeous blooming grandiflora hybrids too. Nice! And here is Cris! And here the team is wearing Tyvek suits to prune the prickly pear. Glochids!… Read more »
It’s the ever fascinating Obregonia denegrii native to Mexico, in the state of Tamaulipas. Also known as peyotl.
It’s some giant Echinocereus flowers! Hap thinks it’s E. enneacanthus. Maybe! It’s a very hardy cactus, growing in the upper reaches of New Mexico.
A new Epiphyllum flower color! Peach… Orange… Peach… Orange… Nice.
Common Name: Cactus Apple Origin: From California to Louisiana; Mexico Shrubby, sprawling to 10ft., yellow to apricot blooms, edible fruit Hardy to 15F Full Sun to Part Sun Low Water
Yow the hybrids have gone bonkers. This Echinopsis hybrid is “Tropical Pink”, everyone’s favorite giant cactus flower that we have been growing and cultivating and growing more of for decades. So nice.
It’s a landscape job and that’s Cris! Hard at work prepping the soil. Nice job, Cris.
Weird flowers, kind of bulbous, on your friendly local Gasterias. Fun!