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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Powder Puff Cactus + Ribbed Planter


BOTANICAL NAME_ Mammillaria bocasana (native to Mexico)

AKA_ Powder Puff Cactus, Pin Cushion Cactus

FEATURES_ Powder Puff Cactus is a small, globose (spherical habit) cactus.  A nice fluffy contrast to other Cacti in your collection or an easy care one to kick off a collection. Great texture, coppery hook spines have a fluffy coating of white, cottony hair that has unique aesthetic merit. Soft cream ring of flowers.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Soft, fluffy and feminine.  Powder puff facade but mess with her and you’re likely to come off second best in the nicest possible way.  Easy care and very pretty in flower.

Old Man of the Mountain + Cement Planter



BOTANICAL NAME_ Oreocereus trollii

AKA_also known as ‘Old Man of the Mountain’

FEATURES_ A very attractive member of the “Old Man of The Andes” group. Very slow growing, eventually reaching a height of 1 metre in 30 years!

PLANT PERSONALITY_  The name says it all ‘Old man’. Plant gift for dad and his greying locks whether it be for his birthday or Father’s Day. Or any friend who is old before his/her time. Milestone birthdays.

Kalanchoe ‘Quicksilver’ + Ceramic Planter


BOTANICAL NAME_ Kalanchoe pumila ‘Quicksilver’ (native to Madagascar)

AKA_ Kalanchoe Quicksilver, Flower Dust Plant

FEATURES_ Kalanchoe pumila ‘Quicksilver’ is a trailing plant with stunning silver, toothed leaves and pretty pink-violet flowers in late winter and spring.  Perfect as a hanging plant in a partial sun position. A beautiful contrast plant in the garden or amongst the greenery.

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.

Kalanchoe ‘Flaming Kate’ + Cement Planter


BOTANICAL NAME_ Kalanchoe blossfeldiana (native to South Africa)

AKA_ Flaming Kate Kalanchoe

FEATURES_ This form is one of the original species, with tight compact foliage that turns bright red in full sun and exposed conditions. Clusters of small pink flowers appear in late Winter to Spring. Partial shade to full sun position, indoors in a very bright, sun lit position otherwise may lose shape and colour in stretching for the light.

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.

Madagascar Palm (Pachypodium) + Ribbed Planter



BOTANICAL NAME_ Pachypodium lamerei (native to southern Madagascar)

AKA_ Madagascar Palm

FEATURES_ Famous for its stunning shape and versatility as a garden plant or indoors. Shiny silver trunk with long, sharp spines.  The trunk may branch out, making it more attractive. Long narrow leaves grow at the top of the trunk like a palm tree, but it is not actually a palm tree. In pots, the plant will remain compact but in the garden can grown to 2 or 3 metres. Large frangipani type flowers will appear in summer if placed in a position with lots of direct sunlight outdoors.  Plant may defoliate in winter. Suggest bringing indoors in winter and outdoors in summer to truly enjoy everything this succulent has to offer.


Sansevieria ‘Gold Flame’ + Cement Planter


BOTANICAL NAME_ Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Gold Flame’

AKA_ Mother in Law’s Tongue, MIL, Snake Plant

FEATURES_ An extremely low maintenance succulent perfect for indoors and popular for its architectural, variegated foliage. Sansevieria Trifasciata “Gold Flame” is considered rare among snake plants.  Its leaves are thick and arch out more than a standard Sansevieria and as it matures it turns golden, particularly, in good light.


‘Wherever you go, I’ll be with you
Whatever you want, I’ll give it to you
Whenever you need someone
To lay your heart and head upon
Remember, after the fire, after all the rain
I will be the flame’

source: Cheap Trick

Gasteraloe + Cement Planter



AKA_ Speckled Aloe

FEATURES_ A slow growing, hybrid (gasteria x aloe) succulent with triangular, conical, dark green leaves and white speckles. Leaves tinge purple-red with greater exposure to sunlight.  A lovely statement plant that throws off an orange flower in winter. Truly sculptural to work in with jungle and desert cacti.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Great beginner house plant in bright spot otherwise it may start to lose its nice shape and colour. Outdoors in shade (dark green) to partial sun (red purple hues).  Easy to look after, produces offsets that can be divided up into new plants.

Gasteria ‘Green Ice’ + Ceramic Planter




AKA_ Green Ice

FEATURES_ Gasteraloe ‘Green Ice‘ is a hybrid between Gasteria and Aloe variegata. It forms a compact plant with thick, smooth, variegated leaves in dark and light green. Slow-growing, it can get eventually form rosettes of up to 30cm across

PLANT POSITION_ Perfect desktop plant for a bright spot.  Will lose shape and colour indoors if it doesn’t get adequate light. Partial shade outdoors.

Winter Selection

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.

Paddle Plant + 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.

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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