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By Lesleyj

Surrey, United Kingdom Gb

I had a plant which trailed and was therefore good for hanging baskets. It had small, spiky, thick, fleshy leaves and the small single petaled flowers were in a multitude of colours. I grew it from seed and it was wonderful, particularly as it didn't need much water but I cannot remember what it was called. Can anyone help please?



There a quite a few, trailing Geraniums, Petunias, Fuchsia, Impatiens and Oxalis sunset are some very pretty and colourful ones. If you go to the bottom of this page click on the capital letter 'H' then click on hanging basket plants and hanging baskets there are over 80 pics so you may well recognize it there?

6 Jan, 2010


I think you mean Mesembryanthemum Lesley

7 Jan, 2010


Are you talking about the trailing ice plant? - that's a trailing succulent.

7 Jan, 2010



7 Jan, 2010


Could also be Purslane (Portulaca). These come in a wonderful array of colours, easy from seed and have succulent leaves.

7 Jan, 2010

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