Succulents in containers

Surviving only on irregular rain, succulents have been chosen for all the outdoor pottery for their resilience in harsh conditions. Because they maintain year round visual appeal they are used nearer the house and alongside pathways.

X This almost looks like a (lower arrangement in a vase ready to go on the coffee table or to a floral art show. Aeonium arboreum var. atropurpureum growing out from between Sedum praeltum.

± Cotyledon orbiculata with Euphorbia characias v. wulfenii.

7 A very shallow dish garden planting of Echeveria 'Emerald Ripple' with a larger central Echeveria hybrid. The bluish leaves behind the dish garden are of Euphorbia characias var. wulfenii.

►► Colours and textures of all things visual are a consideration to Fiona. This crowded planting of Crassula ovata is well grown and yet stunted resulting in an intense reddish colour.

Z A tastefully arranged side bench with seashells and potted echeverias.

look dry and bare. Crowding the right plants together the foreground.

An unwatered garden need effect. Cotyledon orbiculata is

►► A small stairway leading to the back of the house. Its right hand side drops away without a barrier. Contrasting Aeonium 'Zwartkop' and cotyledons were alternately planted alongside this edge to provide a warning for foot traffic. Insert: As planted almost one year before.

? Another pathway leading from the house into the garden is lined with tasteful potted succulents on the right while on the left succulents blend with exotic plants such as Santolina, Convolvulus and Hebe species.

? Another pathway leading from the house into the garden is lined with tasteful potted succulents on the right while on the left succulents blend with exotic plants such as Santolina, Convolvulus and Hebe species.

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