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Last of the flowering Succulents

hywel

By hywel

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In this third and final blog on flowering succulents, the first three are native to central and south America …

Pachyphytum clavifolia belongs to the Crassulaceae family and comes from Mexico :-

Sedum morganianum is also from Mexico :-

Pepperomia ferraerae grows on the forest floors in Peru. It belongs to the Piperaceae family and has the distinctive flowers of that plant group :)

We find Sempervivum arachnoideum growing in the high mountain regions of Europe, such as the Alps etc.

Sempervivums belong to the Crassulaceae family and as you have seen in my other blogs, I have several plants from this family :-

I have many more leafy succulents but they haven’t flowered. They are fascinating plants :)

More blog posts by hywel

Previous post: More flowering succulents.

Next post: Merry Christmas to my horticultural friends :)



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clavifolia reminds me of sugared almonds

looking good Hywel

Gg

10 Dec, 2017

 

lol yes now you've said it I agree, it does. Haven't seen them for years, but I didn't like them anyway :D

Thanks ...

10 Dec, 2017

 

Do the outside ones suffer from too much rain, Hywel?
My OH has just decided to buy some cloches to protect our Alpines as they don't mind the cold but they dislike getting their feet too wet.

Yours look so colourful.

10 Dec, 2017

 

Thanks Eirlys, they're not colourful now, the flowers have gone. They're dormant in the winter.

I don't leave them outside in the winter so they don't get wet. It's probably a good idea to put cloches over them if you intend leaving them outside.

10 Dec, 2017

 

Lovely blog full of gorgeous plants.

10 Dec, 2017

 

Not just "King of the Fuchsias" then Hywel. That's some collection you've got there!

10 Dec, 2017

 

some beautiful plants here Hywel.

10 Dec, 2017

 

Thanks for your comments :)

10 Dec, 2017

 

A fascinating collection of blogs Hywel and you have such a vast knowledge to go alongside your lovely photos.
Many thanks for this insight.

10 Dec, 2017

 

Some of the Alpines are in the Alpine house. Others are in troughs scattered around the back garden. These are the ones we could lose. Guess cloches are called for.

10 Dec, 2017

 

I love these blogs of yours Hywel, as you know we also grow succulents, and half of them the labels have gone, so it's really useful having your blogs as reference ......please keep them coming! could you put put some more on please, the ones that haven't flowered! !great photos btw!

11 Dec, 2017

 

Thank you all :)

Yes I'd put cloches over them Eirlys.

Did you see the second blog Dd ? I know you saw the first one.
I'm not demanding a comment lol ! but I'm wondering if there are any on it that can be named for you.
I'll put some more in a blog soon, but they won't have flowers on them ... probably be after Christmas now :)

11 Dec, 2017

 

I grew a plant of Sedum morganianum for a couple of years but eventually it died on me 😢 Maybe because I overwatered it once & without my realizing it sat in a saucer of water for a few days! (NOT RECOMMENDED!)

During the time I had my plant it never flowered. :(

I admire your plants very much, Hywel, & I like how you put close ups of the flowers so we can see them better!

11 Dec, 2017

 

Nice blog Hywel. I enjoy looking even tho' I don't grow many myself

11 Dec, 2017

 

Wonderful collection there Hywel with such pretty flowers my favourite is that stunning hanging one

11 Dec, 2017

 

Thanks for all your comments :)

Balcony I crop the photos to get closeups :) did I mention that previously ...

11 Dec, 2017

 

Yes, you did,Hywel! 😃 But it doesn't matter as others will perhaps do the same!

12 Dec, 2017

 

I hope so.

12 Dec, 2017

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