Further information on plants illustrated or grown in this garden

Plants

main

flower

usage

shade

pot suitability

attraction

colour

tolerance

Aeonium domesticum

shape

white

en masse

moderate

excellent

photo page 89

background

Aeonium tabuliforme

symmetry

white

rosette

high

yes

(not pictured)

leaf colour

en masse

Aeonium 'Zwartkop'

foliage

yellow

sculpture

low

excellent

photo page 88

flowers

background

Agave angusti/olia

symmetry

yellow

sculpture

low

moderate

photo page 83

shape

Aloe arborescens

shape

red

sculpture

low

moderate

photo page 87

(lowers

background

Aloe aristata

shape

reddish

rosette

moderate

yes

(not pictured)

en masse

Aloe maculata

foliage

orange

sculpture

low

moderate

photo page 87

flowers

Cotyledon orbiculata

leaf colour

orange

en masse

low

excellent

photo page 88

background

Cotyledon macrantha

leaf colour

orange

en masse

moderate

yes

photo page 83

shape

background

Echeveria imbricata

symmetry

pink/

rosette

moderate

excellent

photo page 86

leaf colour

orange

en masse

Echeveria glauca v pumila

symmetry

pink/

rosette

moderate

yes

photo page 85

yellow

en masse

Euphorbia caput-medusae

shape

yellow

sculpture

low

yes

(not pictured)

Furcraea species

shape

white

sculpture

low

not recommended

photo page 83

Graptoveria 'Huth's Pink'

leaf colour

cream

rosette

low

yes

photo page 86

symmetry

en masse

Sedum praeltum

foliage

yellow

background

moderate

moderate

photo page 88

en masse

Sedum 'Vera Jamieson'

foliage

pink

flowers

low

moderate

photo page 84

background

Senecio mandraliscae

leaf colour

white

en masse

moderate

moderate

photo page 84

background

Yucca recurvifolia

foliage

cream

sculpture

moderate

moderate

photo page 81

flowers

flowers

Yucca rigida

foliage

cream

sculpture

moderate

moderate

photo page 83

flowers

flowers

Puya species

shape

varies

sculpture

moderate

not recommended

(not pictured)

leaf colour

background

suitability for

height &r width

height & width

how does

usual method

additional information

indoor situations

after 1 year*

after 5 years*

it spread?

of propagation

sunny position

0.3 x 0.3 m

0.4 x 0.5 m

cuttings

frost hardy

yes

0.1 x 0.2 ni

0.1 x 0.4 m

solitary

seeds

tolerates light frost

leaves

prefers shade

sunny position

0.4 x 0.3 m

1 x 1 m

stems

cuttings

tolerates light frosts

not recommended

0.3 x 0.3 m

0.8 x 1 m

offsets

offsets

remove untidy offsets

•bulbils

•bulbils

frost hardy

sunny position

0.3 x 0.2 m

1 x 0.6 m

stems

cuttings

frost hardy

yes

0.1 x 0.1 m

0.2 x 0.3 m

offsets

offsets

frost hardy

prefers some shade

yes

0.1 x 0.2 m

0.2 x 0.4 m

offsets

offsets

frost hardy

no

0.3x0.3 m

0.4 x 1 m

sprawling

cuttings

prune to keep tidy

frost hardy

no

0.3x0.2 m

0.5 x 0.8 m

sprawling

cuttings

prune to keep tidy

tolerates light frosts

sunny position

0.1 x 0.2 m

0.2 x 0.5 m

offsets

offsets

frost hardy

sunny position

0.1 x 0.2 m

0.1 x 0.4 m

offsets

offsets

frost hardy

not recommended

0.1 x 0.2 m

0.2 x 0.8 m

solitary

seeds

frost hardy

no

0.3 x 0.3 m

1.5 x 1.5 m

solitary

fast growing

•bulbils

tolerates light frosts

not recommended

0.1 x 0.2 m

0.1x0.3 m

offsets

offsets

frost hardy, best colours

in cooler months

sunny position

0.2 x 0.2 m

0.6 x 0.8 m

sprawling

cuttings

frost hardy

prune to keep tidy

no

0.3 x 0.2 m

0.3 x 0.4 m

clumping

division

winter deciduous

tolerates frosts

no

0.3x0.3 m

0.3 x 1 m

sprawling

cuttings

prune to keep tidy

tolerates light frost

no

0.2 x 0.2 m

0.8 x 0.8 m

offsets

offsets

frost hardy

edible flowers

no

0.2 x 0.2 m

0.8 x 0.8 m

solitary

seeds

frost hardy

edible flowers

no

0.3 x 0.3 m

1 x 1 m

offsets

seeds

frost hardy

offsets

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

• Plantlets produced on flower stalks.

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

• Plantlets produced on flower stalks.

? Jim is a tall man at over 2 meters and yet he appears dwarfed alongside this big Ferocactus horridus. This fruit laden specimen is over forty years old.

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