Winter Succulents, Cacti Collection, Melbourne Plant Gifts

Welcome to the online plant gift store for Pulp Kaktus. From our garden studio in the inner west, Melbourne suburb of Williamstown, we source, sustainably grow (no pesticides) and collect hardy succulents, cacti and architectural plants to pair with a curated selection of pots and plant accessories. Perfect for gift giving, plant styling indoors and outdoors, whether it be at home, in your office, retail or work space. We plant directly into the pot using our own blend of quality potting mix and all pots come with drainage hole/s.  Plant gifts are delivered by us to Melbourne suburbs or local pick up from Williamstown. Order before 2PM for next working day delivery for Zone 1 locations. Allow up 2-3 days for Zone 2 and 3 deliveries to group a run of deliveries in the same general direction.  Weekend orders will be delivered on Tuesday.

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Rose Pin Cushion Cactus (Mammillaria) + Ribbed Planter



BOTANICAL NAME_ Mammillaria zeilmaniana (native to Mexico)

AKA_ Rose Pin Cushion Cactus

FEATURES_ The Rose Pin Cushion Cactus is a fast growing mammillaria, growing 8cm across and clustering with offsets over times.  Being a soft bodied cactus it is better to underwater than overwater (swollen stem leads to rot if overwatered), particularly in winter when it is resting.

PLANT TRAIT_ Rings of crimson flowers appear late winter and are a feature of this cactus. To encourage flowering, hold off watering in the cold months and protect from the elements.

Sansevieria ‘Lotus Hahnii’ + Cement Planter


BOTANICAL NAME_ Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Lotus Hahnii’

AKA_ Lotus Hahnii, Snake Plant, Mother in Law’s Tongue

FEATURES_ Lotus Hahnii is a form of trifasciata, of which there are 3: Golden Hahnii, Green Hahnii and this one.  Plants eventually form a rosette 10cm to 15cm tall and 12cm to 15cm wide.  Relatively slow growing, extremely low maintenance and dry tolerant. Beautiful architectural shape and foliage colour without the patterning of other snake plants. Hahnii varieties are a more compact snake plant that form a large nested rosette as opposed to tall thin blades.  Great for air purification too.


Stetsonia coryne (Toothpick Cactus) + Cement Planter


BOTANICAL NAME_ Stetsonia coryne, native to Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay (Cereus coryne)

AKA_ Toothpick Cactus

FEATURES_ Stetsonia coryne is a popular species which, in a garden setting, will grow to 4 or 5 metres in 30 years with branched offsets. It will grow much slower in pots. Known as the Toothpick Cactus it has very long bronzed spines and stunning, upright, architectural form with a contrasting blue-green stem. White flowers open at night and remain open into the day.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Sharp and stunning. Not afraid to say what they think but from a place of great depth and beauty.

Little Suns (Mammillaria) Cactus + Ribbed Cement Planter


BOTANICAL NAME_ Mammillaria elongata (Native to Mexico)

AKA_ LIttle Suns Cactus

FEATURES_ Gold, interlacing, star shaped ribs (spines) on cylindrical, prostrate stems.  A clumping cactus that produces many offsets. Will get deeper colour with more sunlight.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ The perfect gift for beginner cacti collectors.  Low maintenance and drought tolerant.  The Golden Child.

Bowstring Hemp + Ceramic Planter



BOTANICAL NAME_ Sansevieria Zeylanica (native to South East Asia)

AKA_ Bowstring Hemp, Mother in Law’s Tongue, Snake Plant

FEATURES_ Gorgeous dark green, long leaves are upright sturdy and sword shaped.  Creamy, horizontal stripe patterning across the leaves makes this an attractive, rather sculptural plant. Grown for its medicinal value and the fibre in the leaves can used to make textiles. The Snake plant purifies air by absorbing toxins through the leaves and producing pure oxygen. It is an an ideal bedroom plant. Whereas most other plants release carbon dioxide at night, the Sansevieria continues to produce oxygen.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Super versatile and care free with creative flair. Likes a bit of kitsch and retro styling.  Perfect jungalow nana plant.

Macrame Plant Hanger


Our Macrame Planter Hangers are made from
45ply, 4mm eco friendly rope
Ethically produced
Made from 100% recycled linen and cotton
Origin: Barcelona, Spain

Please note that the final length of your plant hanger will vary depending on the width and the height of the pot you are pairing it with.

If you are in Vic Country or interstate we can post to you (flat rate fee of $12.00). Please send an enquiry via the tab down below or email us at [email protected] to organise an invoice for you.

Peperomia ‘Raindrop’ + Cement Planter



BOTANICAL NAME_ Peperomia polybotrya (native to Central America + South America)

AKA_ Coin Leaf Peperomia, ‘Raindrop’ Peperomia

FEATURES_ Peperomia polybotrya, also known as the Raindrop Peperomia, due to the shape of its leaves which are large and waxy and actually store water.  The glossy leaves are a feature of this plant.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ This tropical, jungle cactus is lush and lovely and has a very sunny disposition.

PLANT PAIRING_ We have paired this glossy leafed succulent with a contrasting concrete tapered planter to emphasise the large glossy leaves and their shape.

Zanzibar Gem ‘ZZ Plant’ + Ceramic Planter


BOTANICAL NAME_ Zamioculcas zamiifolia (native to Africa)

AKA_ Zanzibar Gem, ZZ Plant, Emerald Palm, Fortune Tree, Eternity Plant. It’s mandarin name is jin qian shu (金钱树) which literally means gold money tree.

FEATURES_ Possibly the hardiest indoor plant in the world! The Zanzibar Gem or ZZ Plant thrives on neglect and does extremely well in low light conditions. Deep green, waxy leaves that are more compact with more exposure to light. Also, well suited to low light areas in the home or office although leaves may elongate a little. Outdoors only in warm climates. The ZZ plant removes toxins from the air, in particular, Toluene and Xylene.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ If it were a person, it would be a pretty chilled hippie, laid back with a no care attitude and impossible to annoy. A totally green housemate.

PLANT SYMBOLISM_ Stoic and contained, long lived and a stable presence in one’s life.

Winter Selection

Kalanchoe luciae (Paddle Plant, Flapjack) + Ceramic Planter


BOTANICAL NAME_ Kalanchoe luciae (native to South Africa)

AKA_ Paddle Plant, Flapjack, Red Pancakes, Desert Cabbage

FEATURES_ Beautiful, smooth flat, pancake shaped leaves that blush a beautiful red with the right amount of sunlight in summer or cold in winter. Happiest as an outdoor plant with lots of sun so would need to be kept in a very bright warm spot indoors .

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Kalanchoe from the Chinese words ‘Kalan Chau’ meaning ‘that which falls and grows’. An enduring plant that symbolises both persistence and love.

*Note: The plant shown is an indication of what you will receive.  Seasonal colours may vary.

Red Coral Cactus + Ribbed Cylinder Planter



BOTANICAL NAME_ Rhipsalis baccifera ssp. horrida (native to Central and South American, Caribbean and Florida)

AKA_ Red Coral Cactus, Mouse tail Cactus, Mistletoe Cactus

FEATURES_ Rhipsalis horrida’s cylindrical, reddish (in bright light), noodle like foliage, pendant stems are a feature of this plant. Stems can grow to a length of 15cm and overall to a length of 50cm. Place high on a shelf, in one of our medium sized macrame plant hangers or drape stems over a tall stand makes for a dramatic feature plant in the home. Flowers are white and appear in spring and winter. Non toxic to pets. Loves warmth and humidity (tropical).

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Messy hair, don’t care. A bit wild and woolly. Another easy care, jungle cactus to create that tropical vibe at home.

Mixed Succulents + Ceramic Planter


Our mixed succulent arrangements are the perfect plant gift. They present as a stylish, living succulent bouquet with gifting in mind. We consider the season, colours, plants with similar requirements, texture, habit and form in the creation of our mixed succulent planters. Typically a feature ‘thriller’ plant is surrounded by dense, ‘filler’ succulents and finished with soft ‘spiller’ plants trailing over the edge. Each arrangement is unique relative to the pot it is paired with. We might pair a soft feminine arrangement with the speckled, pastel coloured planters and a stronger, sculptural arrangement for the matte, black and green planters subject to plant and pot availability at any given time. Our ceramic planters are 10cm w x 9cm h and we use a quality cacti mix that is top dressed with small river pebbles. You will receive an arrangement similar to images shown.

The perfect, living plant gift or start your own succulent collection with these hardy succulents.

Autumn Cactus (Zygocactus) + Tapered Cement Planter


BOTANICAL NAME_ Zygocactus, Schlumbergera truncata

AKA_ Autumn Cactus

FEATURES_ Flowers from mid April to start of June.  Beautiful hanging plant.  Lovely shape and budding form of flowers.  We stock a few different colours, subject to availability – pinks, apricot – salmon, reds and whites.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Flowery, colourful personalities, think Carmen Miranda. The Autumn – Winter bloomer is great for Mother’s Day and birthdays in the cooler months due to flowering during these times.

Client Reviews
Annette Levy (Sandstone Pt, QLD)

July 2020 | HAPPY BIRTHDAY | Thanks for going the extra mile to check that he will be home for the delivery.  By the way, congratulations on your pleasing to the eye website.  Your company has style. More feedback: Thank you Allison for bringing joy into the world through your beautiful plant business. I love…

Nicole Parsons (Beacon Hill, NSW)

July 2020 | Via GOOGLE REVIEW | 5 STARS | Awesome idea! Great communication! Delivered same day and my friend was stoked! Thanks!

Sam Hill (Williamstown, VIC)

July 2020 | via GOOGLE REVIEW | 5 STARS | HAPPY BIRTHDAY | Absolutely stoked with how my hanging cactus turned out. The wrapping and presentation was extremely professional for the very reasonable price I paid. Very impressed!

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