What’s not to love about terracotta? It’s colour, texture and ever changing patina as it ages. I am reminded of Europe and the Mediterranean. It contrasts perfectly with green and grey succulents and cacti. It is porous allowing air and water to move through its walls preventing root rot and disease. Terracotta planters look great singularly or as a collection on a textured wall or with a mix of succulents and cacti.

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Golden Barrel Cactus + Terracotta Planter

$35.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Echinocactus grusonii

AKA_also known as the golden barrel cactus, golden ball or mother-in-law’s cushion, hedgehog cactus, compass cactus

FEATURES_ The earthy rich colours of unglazed terracotta pairs beautifully with the deep greens of the golden barrel cactus and its glowing golden yellow ribs more apparent when the sun hits this beautiful plant .  The very popular Golden Barrel Cactus (Echinocactus grusonii) is a low maintenance, slow growing, sculptural plant to add to your collection or gift to someone. All are somewhat prickly which only adds a textural element to their overall appearance.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Adaptable and strong.  Can withstand hostile environments and overcame adversity. It’s unique ability to store water for long periods to carry it through periods of drought to survive and continue to thrive.  It sends a message to stay strong and true to yourself.

 

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.