Although it was composed of flowers, the stand was monumental edifice, complete with huge bells constructed with echeverias
Expert tip: Once you own echeverias
, you will get even more of them for free as the mother plant produces offsets to form ever-enlarging clumps.
Staff at the Assiniboine Park Conservatory in Winnipeg believed the effect could be magnified in several ways by increasing the size and using echeverias
, non-hardy relatives of the hens and chicks, which come in greater variety and more contrasting colors.
Ceramic fire balls add interest and heat, and sedums, echeverias
, and blue fescue soften the foreground.
If you're planning a holiday later in the summer consider filling your pots with plants like echeverias
, aeoniums and agaves, which tolerate drought and survive holiday absences.
Hen and chickens (Sempervivums), echeverias
, and a dainty stonecrop grow in cactus mix in a 4 1/2-inch-deep trough, above.
Mediterranean plants, ornamental grasses and succulents like aeoniums and echeverias
He even makes a nod to Giannandrea's native Scotland: Along a roadside bank, a dry-stacked stone wall juts like a rocky coast into a sea of echeverias
. It's Baumann's gift to the owners--and to anyone driving down the country road.
TROPICAL PLANTS Aeoniums and echeverias
add tropical heat, on little water.
In beds around Anton and Jennifer's patio, Joe planted purple echeverias
, orange 'Sticks on Fire', and cool blue aloes.
Reddish brown leaves make a smoldering backdrop for pink and gray echeverias
. SUN OR PART SHADE; ZONES 1-10, 14-24
and other small succulents, planted in a blue bowl look like underwater creatures.