The Thanksgiving Cacti are blooming. Last October I purchased several Thanksgiving Cacti and each was labeled Holiday Cactus. When I got home I started researching to find out if I’d purchased Christmas or Thanksgiving Cacti. Continue reading
My Echeveria ‘Fabiola’ is blooming. This succulent is native to Mexico and needs at least three hours of sun every day. They do well indoors in a sunny window. Continue reading
There are many benefits of growing cold weather tolerant succulents, both inside the home and outdoors. By now you know I’ve a real fascination with succulents. Above is the Sempervivum ‘Cebenese’ also know as Cobweb Hen and Chicks. Continue reading
A Sempervivum ‘Commander Hay’ was the second Sempervivum I added to my collection. There are approximately 40 varieties, so I have a long way to go. I wrote about my first Sempervivum in Sempervivum ‘Green Wheel’ Hen and Chicks.
Commander Hay forms large 4 inch rosettes. When the plant is old enough to flower, the rosette will produce a long stem with star-like pink flowers. Once the rosette produces flowers it dies off, but not to worry, because baby offsets continually form on the plant’s base. You can see these offsets in the photo below. Continue reading