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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Mammillaria ‘Ladyfinger Cactus’ + Terracotta Planter


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.

Succulent Bouquet + Cement Planter



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 perfect gift for her, whether it be Mother’s Day, birthday, Valentine’s Day, an anniversary gift or for use as a tablescape for events or weddings.

Jade Plant + Cement Planter


BOTANICAL NAME_ Crassula ovata ‘Obliqua’

AKA_Money Plant, Lucky Plant, Jade Plant, Friendship Tree

FEATURES_ Vibrant green, oblique shaped leaves with a deep red edge and horizontal lines along the stem which become 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, new beginnings, starting out and long lived relationships and friendships. The adage goes, ‘A jade at the door, poor no more.’