Tag Archives: Succulents

Moonstone, Pachyphytum flowering now at Towerkop Nursery.

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A native of Mexico, this Moonstone succulent flowers from late winter to early spring.

This Stapeliad is flowering now at Towerkop Nursery.

Stapeliad

It is indigenous to the Little Karoo in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Chearful Portulacas flowering now at Towerkop Nursery.

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Portulacas are easy to grow succulent annuals that come in many colours. I like the salmon coloured ones the most !

Stapelia gariepensis – Flowering now at Towerkop Nursery.

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Found in stony places and drier areas of the Karoo and Namaqualand in South Africa. The starfish-like flowers mimic the odour of rotting flesh, to attract the carrion flies that pollinate them.

Nice to look at though !

Aloe variegata, flowering now at Towerkop Nursery.

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This small Aloe is widespread in the arid western interior of South Africa.

Featured plant at Towerkop Nursery.

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Carrion Flower – Orbea variegata. Native to the Southwestern and southern cape of South Africa.

These Cacti flowered just before a big rainstorm !

Cacti flowers

Cacti flowers

Cacti flowers

Echinopsis eyriesii