Further information on plants illustrated or grown in this garden

Plants

main

flower

usage

shade

pot suitability

attraction

colour

tolerance

Aeonium arboreum

foliage

yellow

background

moderate

excellent

not illustrated

flowers

Aeonium atropurpureum

foliage

yellow

background

moderate

excellent

photo page 54

flowers

sculpture

Aeonium urbicum

shape

yellow

sculpture

moderate

low

photo page 52

Aeonium 'Zwartkop'

foliage

yellow

sculpture

moderate

excellent

photo page 57

flowers

background

Agave americana

shape

white

sculpture

moderate

excellent

photo page 50

Aptenia cordi/olia

leaf colour

red or

en masse

moderate

not recommended

photo page 53

flowers

white

Cotyledon orbiculata

leaf colour

orange

en masse

low

moderate

photo pages 51 & 54

background

Crassula ovata (dwarfi

leaf colour

white

en masse

low

excellent

photo page 55

shape

borders

Echeveria 'Emerald Ripple'

shape

reddish

en masse

low

excellent

photo page 54

flowers

borders

Echeveria hybrid

shape

reddish

sculpture

low

excellent

photo page 54

flowers

Sedum praeltum

foliage

yellow

background

moderate

excellent

photo page 54

flowers

en masse

Other succulents which suit

seaside

ocation (not pictured).

Aloe arborescens

flowers

orange

background

moderate

not recommended

foliage

sculpture

Beschorneria yuccoides

foliage

pink

sculpture

moderate

not recommended

flowers

Carpobrotus species

flowers

pink

en masse

low

no

foliage

yellow

background

Dudleya species

leaf colour

yellow

rosette

low

yes

shape

Lampranthus species

flowers

many

en masse

low

no

Portulacaria afra

foliage

pink

background

moderate

yes

Puya species

foliage

many-

background

moderate

not recommended

colour

Senecio mandraliscae

foliage

white

en masse

moderate

not recommended

leaf colour

background

•Height and width are based on favorable garden situations and beginning with an 80mm size pot plant

suitability for indoor situations

height & width after 1 year*

height & width after 5 years*

how does it spread?

sunny position

0.4 x 0.3 m

1 x 1 m

clumping

sunny position

0.4 x 0.3 m

1 x 1 m

clumping

not recommended

0.1 x 0.3 m

0.3 x lm

offsets

sunny position

0.4 x 0.3 m

1 x 1 m

clumping

not recommended

0.3 x 0.3 m

1.5 x 1.5 m

offsets

no

0.1x0.8 m

0.1 x2 m

sprawling

no

0.3 x 0.3 m

0.4 x 0.8 m

sprawling

sunny position

0.2 x 0.1 m

0.3 x 0.2 m

solitary

not recommended

0.1 xO.l m

0.3x0.3 m

offsets

not recommended

0.1 x 0.1 m

0.3 x 0.3 m

solitary

sunny position

0.2 x 0.2 m

0.6 x 0.8 m

clumping

not recommended

0.2 x 0.2 m

1 mx 1 m

stems

no

0.2x0.2 m

0.7 x 1 m

mostly solitary

no

0.1 x 0.2 m

0.2 x 1.5 m

sprawling

sunny position

0.1 x 0.1 m

0.2x0.1 m

mostly solitary

no

0.1 x 0.10 m

0.2 x 1 m

clumping

yes

0.2 x 0.2 m

1.2x1 m

stems

no

0.1 x 0.1 m

0.5 x 0.8 m

offsets

no

0.2 x 0.2 m

0.3 x 1 m

sprawling

usual method additional information

of propagation

cuttings

prefers coastal conditions

cuttings

prefers coastal conditions

tolerates light frost

cuttings

prefers coastal conditions

tolerates light frost

cuttings

prefers coastal conditions

tolerates light frost

offsets

hardy, fast growing

•bulbils

frost hardy

cuttings

very fast growing

excellent ground cover

cuttings

frost hardy

prune to keep tidy

cuttings

do not fertilize

excellent bonsai subject

offsets

tolerates light frost

cuttings

tolerates light frost

cuttings

frost hardy

prune to keep tidy

cuttings

attracts native birds

frost hardy

seeds

frost hardy

cuttings

frost hardy

seeds

some varieties branch

cuttings

frost hardy

prune to keep tidy

cuttings

frost hardy

prune to shape

seeds

frost hardy

offsets

cuttings

prune to keep tidy

tolerates light frosts

A SEA

IDE GARDEN 59

i After good rains, this lightly forested sheep and cattle country can be rich green and lush looking but regular dry hot summers and drought domi-

i After good rains, this lightly forested sheep and cattle country can be rich green and lush looking but regular dry hot summers and drought domi-

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