Filtered Morning Sun to Full Shade

These succulents prefer a sheltered position outdoors in full shade or a filtered morning sun position.  They tend to be deeper green in colour so don’t require as much sunlight to photosynthesize.  It should be a warm, dry, protected area under the canopy of trees for tropical ‘jungle’ cacti or in dry shade.  Low light requirement succulents will also thrive under pergolas, covered outdoor patios or structures that get filtered morning sun (not direct sun).  Jungle cacti (listed separately here) also fit into this category.  These plants (excluding Clivias) are all suitable indoor succulents.

Zanzibar ‘Zenzii’ | NEW VARIETY + Cement Planter 16cm

$75.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Zamioculcas zamiifolia Zenzii (native to Africa)

AKA_ Zanzibar ‘Zenzii’, 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_ NEW VARIETY.  Zanzibar zenzii. More compact form. Still 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. 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.

Gasteria sp. + Ceramic Planter 12cm

$49.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Gasteria sp.

FEATURES_ Beautiful mottled greens with white and light green markings. Gasterias are slow growing compact succulents perfect for more shaded locations and do exceptionally well indoors in well lit positions.  All varieties produce numerous offsets or form small clusters.

PLANT POSITION_ Perfect desktop or shelf plant for a bright spot indoors or sheltered partially shaded position outdoors.  Will lose shape and colour indoors if it doesn’t get adequate light.

Gasteria ‘Green Ice’ + Cement Planter 12cm

$45.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Gasteria

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.

Sansevieria laurentii ‘Snake Plant’ + Cement Planter 16cm

$79.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Laurentii’ (native to South East Asia)

AKA_ Mother in Law’s Tongue, Snake Plant

FEATURES_ Sansevieria is a striking, indoor plant known for its sculptural leaves. Tall deep green, sword like leaves are edged in gold with some variegation. This plant can grow to a height of 1.2m, not so big in a container.   It can tolerate lower light conditions and infrequent waterings, and requires no pruning due to its slow growth habit. Also grows well outdoors in a shady dry area with no direct sun. 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.

Sansevieria cylindrica ‘Twister’ + Wave Planter 13cm

$59.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Sansevieria cylindrica

AKA_ Twister

FEATURES_ Long, dark green, cylindrical leaves that can be twisted and plaited for effect or left to grow naturally.  A structural plant that is easy to look after and is happy in bright light to deep shade indoors and out.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Twister. Big personality that bowls you over with their confidence.  Effervescent, colourful characters.

Sansevieria laurentii ‘Snake Plant’ + Floor Planter 18cm

$79.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Laurentii’ (native to South East Asia)

AKA_ Mother in Law’s Tongue, Snake Plant

FEATURES_ Sansevieria is a striking, indoor plant known for its sculptural leaves. Tall deep green, sword like leaves are edged in gold with some variegation. This plant can grow to a height of 1.2m, not so big in a container.   It can tolerate lower light conditions and infrequent waterings, and requires no pruning due to its slow growth habit. Also grows well outdoors in a shady dry area with no direct sun. 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.

Curio rowleyanus ‘String of Pearls’ + Ceramic Planter 12cm

$49.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Curio rowleyanus (native to South Africa)

AKA_ String of Pearls, String of Beads, String of Peas

FEATURES_ A very attractive, trailing plant with plump spheres at intervals along the stem. Perfect plant to hook and hang, place on a shelf or suspend outdoors in a macrame pot hanger. A small macrame plant hanger is perfect for this plant.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Part of the Daisy family so as pretty as can be when it produces little brush like, white flowers in summer. If you can’t afford a pearl necklace for your 30th Wedding Anniversary this is a beautiful living alternative. Perfect specimen for indoors and outdoors. Delicate and feminine, sitting on a shelf or swinging in a gentle breeze outdoors.

*Note: The plant shown is an indication of what you will receive. It will be a similar plant to the one shown here however the length of trailing stems will vary.

DETAILS_
Potted in an 12cm h x 12cm w glazed ceramic pot using a quality potting cacti + succulent-perlite-sand mix.

Kalanchoe ‘Regal Bells’ + Cement Planter 14cm

$55.00
OUTDOOR PLANT

BOTANICAL NAME_ Kalanchoe Regal Bells (native to South Africa)

AKA_ Regal Bells

PAIR WITH_ Pairs perfectly with a medium (up to 14cm) Macrame Plant Hanger

FEATURES_ Compact succulent perfect for a hanging basket in a partial shade position outdoors. Attractive long lasting bell flowers in Spring. Can also be used as a ground cover outdoors. Cut to shape and propagate new plants from offcuts, just dry for a few days until a scab forms on the base of the stem, then plant into well draining soil. Hardy, drought tolerant and low maintenance succulent.

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.

Sansevieria zeylanica ‘Bow String Hemp’ + Floor Planter 18cm

$79.00

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.

Sansevieria ‘Green Hahnii’ + Ceramic Planter 12cm

$49.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Green Hahnii’

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

FEATURES_ Short, compact, variegated form of Snake Plant. The perfect office desktop gift or plant for the coffee table, tablescapes and small spaces.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Black Thumbs: Wannabe gardeners who kill everything. Great for beginners and inexperienced indoor gardeners.

Clivia miniata (Pale Yellow Flower) + Floor Planter 18cm

$79.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Clivia miniata

PLANT TYPE_ Flowering perennial

  • Part shade
  • Can be grown in pots
  • Needs frost protection

FEATURES_ Potted clivias look great on a deck with their strappy long leaves or in a shady courtyard.  They like to be pot bound and can be left in a pot for many years, or planted out into the garden where they will form clumps over time.  This one has the very sought after pale yellow flower in early spring and is prized for its colour which is fairly new to market. They don’t like afternoon sun.  They can be brought indoors over winter but will put on their best display in Spring outdoors in a semi shaded position. Protect from summer sun and frost in winter when dormant

 

Sansevieria ‘Lotus Hahnii’ + Cement Planter 16cm

$59.00

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.

 

Zanzibar Gem ‘ZZ Plant’ + Ceramic Planter

$45.00

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.

Kalanchoe ‘Flaming Kate’ + Cement Planter 14cm

$49.00
OUTDOOR PLANT

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.

Sansevieria ‘Gold Flame’ + Cement Planter 16cm

$79.00

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.

PLANT SYMBOLISM_

‘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

Sansevieria cylindrica ‘Twister’ + Tapered Cement Planter 14cm

$59.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Sansevieria cylindrica

AKA_ Twister

FEATURES_ Long, dark green, cylindrical leaves that can be twisted and plaited for effect or left to grow naturally.  A structural plant that is easy to look after and is happy in bright light to deep shade indoors and out.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Twister. Big bold personality that bowls you over with their confidence.  Effervescent, colourful characters.

Aloe Vera ‘The Healing Plant’ + Ceramic Planter 10cm

$45.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Aloe barbadensis

AKA_ Aloe Vera, Immortality Plant, Miracle Plant, Covid 19 Plant

FEATURES_ Aloe vera is an evergreen succulent that forms a tight cluster of leaves fanning up from the base. The leaves are green to grey-green, and can feature small white spots and short stripes on the upper and lower surfaces. Each leaf is thick and fleshy and has a run of short  thorns (not sharp) along each side. Aloe vera is also often grown for the medicinal properties of its leaves. The gel contained in the aloe vera leaves has soothing properties and is used to treat sunburn, and other skin conditions, as well as constipation and asthma.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Goddess in sanskrit. Holistic, naturopathic and detoxifying.  The ‘plant of immortality’ according to Egyptians, it has been used it to treat infections and diseases for centuries. Cleopatra credited Aloe Vera as the source of her beauty.  The perfect get well soon gift for someone overcoming illness and poor health.

Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Superba’ + Ceramic Planter 14cm

$59.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Superba’

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. The superba is slightly more compact, the leaves are a bit fatter and shorter than the more common Sansevieria trifasciata.  Still an upright variety with bladed foliage in shades of green, with mottled or streaked colouring and variegated yellow margins.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ The Snake plant / Mother in Law’s Tongue doesn’t exactly conjure up the warm, fuzzy feelings of gift giving to friends and loved ones. However, it has a worthy place in the home and garden due to its architectural features and indestructibility (if that’s a word). One can only really love it too much (doesn’t like wet feet).  A great housewarming gift, cheeky gift from a MIL to a future daughter in law, tongue in cheek, of course, and you probably can’t go past Mother’s Day for the obvious gift.

Haworthia ‘Zebra Plant’ + Ceramic Planter 10cm

$45.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Haworthia, Haworthiopsis var.  Native to South Africa, Subtropical Climate.

AKA_ Zebra Plant, Zebra Cactus

FEATURES_ Haworthia Zebra plants get their name from the raised horizontal stripes on their leaves. Zebra plants are very attractive, rosette, clump forming succulents that live happily indoors and outdoors. Green to deep green, skyward, tapering leaves with horizontal white and green markings.  An easy to care for sculptural plant with its low growing, clumping form is perfect for indoor shelf or table styling.

PLANT SYMBOLISM_ Nothing is black and white, or in this case, green and white. There’s always more than one way of looking at things.  Strives for balance, acceptance and conflict resolution.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ For someone who loves company, is wildly spirited and very much an individual.  Has a good, balanced view of the world and people. Loves a challenge and is true to themselves.