Schlumbergera truncata in various spectacular colours

Schlumbergera truncata (Christmas Cactus, Thanksgiving/Holiday Cactus, Zygocactus, Crab Cactus) Christmas Cactus or Thanksgiving Cactus are so named as they usually blossoms in winter when most other plants aren’t flowering. Wonderful to be added to one’s garden. It’ll surely  delight you with its prolific flowering of spectacular colours. It is sold primarily around the holiday season […]

Echeveria ‘Blue Curls’, an impressive frilly hybrid

Echeveria ‘Blue Curls’ Wow… it was love at first sight! This strikingly beautiful Echeveria ‘Blue Curls’ truly caught our attention from afar when we visited the Cactus Point in Cameron Highlands during our vacation in August last year. This particular plant stood out adorably among the many potted ones that were available for sale. We bought it for […]

Peperomia clusiifolia ‘Jellie’ with psychedelic colours

Peperomia clusiifolia ‘Jellie’ (Variegated Red-edge Peperomia) Would you not be tempted to add this uniquely coloured Variegated Red Edge Peperomia to your garden collection? We were definitely swooned over by its amazing psychedelic colours when we first sighted numerous pots of them at Cactus Point in Cameron Highlands last October 2013. A small pot costs us just RM5, […]

Agave desmettiana ‘Variegata’ – an elegant ornamental succulent

Agave desmettiana ‘Variegata’ (Dwarf Variegated Agave, Variegated Smooth Agave, Variegated Smooth Century Plant) This variegated form of Agave desmettiana is obviously more charming than the typical non-variegated species. An elegant medium-sized succulent shrub, Agave desmettiana ‘Variegata’ showcases bright green to blueish-green leaves with creamy to golden-yellow variegation along the margins. Simply enchanting! We were excited […]

Agave desmettiana with flowers to signal its approaching death!

Agave desmettiana (Smooth Agave, Dwarf Century Plant, Smooth Century Plant) Wouldn’t you be captivated with this 3-meter tall flowering beauty if you chance upon it? We were very impressed, indeed! And, captured a lot of pictures too as we monitored its blooming progressively for several months. A pity though that Agave desmettiana is monocarpic and […]