Cactus and Succulents - Every 2 Week

Plectranthus tomentosa

Minty aroma, can be used in cooking. Soft fuzzy aromatic leaves, purple flowers. great for hanging baskets.

Portulacaria afra

Small leaves, succulent branches; generally scrubby to 12ft., Good for Bonsai.

Portulcaria afra fa. macrophylla

Grows tall and narrow. This form has the largest leaves in the species. Slow growing, easy to care for. Sprays of white/pink blooms in spring throught summer.

 

Pseudolithos cubiformis

Rare Stapeliad with stunning clusters of small green and white flowers. Blob-like plant starts fairly square and cube-like but turns more blob-like as it grows to 5″. Watering is tricky – regular water in summer when hot and sunny, lower water in winter but not none – do not over or under water! More heat in summer means more water – can take very hot temperatures. Protect from Frost.

Pseudolithos hybrid

Probably P. cubiformis x P. migiurtinus

Rare Stapeliad with stunning clusters of small burgundy flowers. Blob-like plant will form a slight column and can even branch. Watering is tricky – regular water in summer when hot and sunny, lower water in winter but not none – do not over or under water!

Pseudolithos migiurtinus

Rare Stapeliad with stunning clusters of small burgundy flowers. Blob-like plant will form a slight column and can even branch. Watering is tricky – regular water in summer when hot and sunny, lower water in winter but not none – do not over or under water!

Puya berteroniana

Large terrestrial bromeliad; stiff leaves with fragile teeth. Blue blooms on tall stalks

Puya x.

Small hybrid cross-breed; thick pointy leaves, subtle variegation

Raphionacme flanaganii

Deciduous, tuberous rooted vine to 3’h.; expose caudex as it grows. Tiny yellow flowers.

 

Rhipsalis burchellii

Epiphyte that grows in the forest of Brazil near the Atlantic. Readily branching. Pink berries.

Rhipsalis cereoides

Thick triangular stems, semi-erect, will form pendant clusters. Small white flowers.

Rhipsalis cereuscula

Jungle cactus growing under the tree canopy in Brazil. Will grow pendant to 3ft+. Green stems proliferate with joints as the stems grow in length. Protect from Frost.

Rhipsalis oblonga

R. crispimarginata

Pendant to 8ft long with sparkly white floers along the stem margins.

Rhipsalis pilocarpa

Small and bushy, pendant epiphyte, 2 to 3ft long. Flowers at branch endings only, white. Green stems develop short hairs.

Rhombophyllum dolabriforme

Low growing Mesemb will form a densely branched small mound. Grows in rocky formations. Grows from cuttings and seeds. Can handle more water than other mesembs, less rot-prone, easy to grow. Yellow flowers in spring and summer.

Ruschia karrooica

Green stems, prominent joints, small lavender flowers on the tips of each stem.

Ruschia pulvinaris

Sweet smelling small magenta flowers on the stem tips, especially in spring and autumn. Trailing stems good for rock gardens and hanging baskets. Can form a mounding field.