Plant Gifts by Occasion ‘Birthday’. Using plant symbolism, folklore or plant features befitting the occasion or sentiment, or a feature or detail that relates to the recipient.

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Mixed Succulent + Cement Planter

$45.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ N/A

AKA_ Succulent Arrangement. ‘Thriller, filler and spiller’.

FEATURES_ Succulent bouquets are the all occasion, stylish plant gift. Plant combinations will change depending on the season and what is growing and available. We consider colour combinations, plants with similar sun and water requirements, texture, habit and form in creating succulent arrangements. Typically a feature ‘thriller’ plant is surrounded by dense, ‘filler’ succulents and finished off with soft ‘spiller’ plants trailing over the edge. Each arrangement is unique relative to the pot it is paired with.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ The gift for any occasion. Birthdays, Mother’s Day, anniversaries, weddings and in sympathy. We can tailor a colour combination to suit the occasion or plants that are more suited to indoors vs outdoors.

Ladyfinger Cactus + Terracotta Planter

$35.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Mammillaria elongata

AKA_ Ladyfinger Cactus, Lady Fingers, Golden Stars, Gold Lace Cactus.

FEATURES_ Gold, interlacing, star shaped ribs (spines) glow in the afternoon sunlight like a ginger beard.  A beautiful, clumping cactus with long cylindrical ‘ladyfinger’ like stems. Perfectly paired with a terracotta planter which enhances the rich colours of the spines.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ The perfect gift for beginner cacti collectors, redheads, rangas and gingers.

Jade Plant + Cement Planter

$39.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Crassula ovata

AKA_Money Plant, Lucky Plant, Jade Plant, Friendship Tree

FEATURES_ Vibrant  jade green leaves developing a red edge with more exposure to light. Stem becomes thick and woody with age taking on a silvery bronze patina. A great plant for succulent bonsai. The leaves signify growth and renewal and look like jade coins which are symbolic of wealth and prosperity.

PLANT SYMBOLISM_ Crassula ovata (Jade Plant) is considered a good luck charm in China. Traditionally placed at the entrance of a home or business to encourage growth and renewal and future prosperity for the owners. In Feng Shui, place this plant east for health, harmony and scholarly pursuits, south east for wealth and luck, and west for creativity.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ The perfect gift for new ventures, as a wedding gift, new beginnings, starting out and for long lived relationships and friendships. The adage goes, ‘A jade at the door, poor no more.’

String of Bananas + Ceramic Planter

$39.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Senecio radicans (native to South Africa)

AKA_ String of Beans, String of Bananas, String of Fish Hooks, Necklace Plant

FEATURES_ A very attractive, trailing plant with plump bean/banana shaped leaves at intervals along the stem.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ String of Bananas for the climbing monkeys. The fruit of energy, bananas symbolise money and savings as well as fertility.  A quirky, dramatic plant for the gregarious to hang in a bright spot indoors and outdoors. Perfect for plant shelves, mantles or ceiling hooks and rails, hang high to showcase the dramatic long tresses. Great under porches with heaps of light and airflow.

DETAILS_
Potted in an 9cm h x 10cm w glazed ceramic pot using a quality potting cacti + succulent-perlite-sand mix.

*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.

 

String of Pearls + Ceramic Planter

$39.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Senecio rowleyanus (native to South Africa)

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

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.

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 9cm h x 10cm w glazed ceramic pot using a quality potting cacti + succulent-perlite-sand mix.