Aloe ecklonis enjoys moist soils and is an attractive garden subject as a large number of inflorescences are borne simultaneously. Ideal for a damp spot
Ruschia hamata, a small succulent shrub is very cold hardy and enhances any small rockery or a dry, sunny spot in the garden. Plant in a well-drained soil and do not overwater.
Crassula setulosa is a small, succulent herb that is quite often found in rock crevices where it forms cushions of rosettes. Its compact size makes it ideal for a small rockery.
Crassula swaziensis is a low-growing, perennial succulent that displays a rosette of leaves. Plant on a rockery where it will not be overgrown with other plants.
This hardy aloe grows as a single, stemless, densely leaved, large rosette. The robust flower spikes are yellow, red or bi-coloured.
Ideal as a rockery or bedding plant in well-drained soil in full sun.
Stapelia grandiflora is one of the species with the most robust stems and may reach a height of 300 mm. It prefers dappled shade and a well-drained soil. The flowers are exceptionally large (150 mm in diameter) and is dark purple-brown.
Horizontally branched spikes of tubular orange or red flowers are borne from May to Aug.
Crassula sarcocaulis grows in sun or semi shade and is beautiful planted amongst rocks or in a container. It makes a great, easy to grow, bonsai subject. Do not overwater since it will lose its bonsai character.
Euphorbia schinzii is a spiny,dwarf euphorbia with angular branches that is normally wedged between rocks and grows in the shade of grasses.