Orbea lutea is a succulent perennial without obvious leaves. When growing in full sun the stems are mottled maroon to purple on a green background. The flowers are produced in clusters consisting of 6–24 flowers.
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.
This little vygie stays compact which makes it ideal as a groundcover that should not be rampant.
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.
Cotyledon orbiculata is a versatile, evergreen plant that needs well-drained soil and looks great in containers, in pockets in a rock garden or planted en masse.
This Aloe is common on the Highveld and should be prominent in rehabilitation projects.
Huernia transvaalensis, the “Transvaal huernia”, is an attractive tufted, leafless succulent, occasionally forming loose clumps or carpets. Plant in a well-drained soil in semi-shade.
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.
Horizontally branched spikes of tubular orange or red flowers are borne from May to Aug.
Kalanchoe sexangularis is a hardy, robust, drought resistant, evergreen succulent with attractive, broad green leaves that turn ruby- red in winter. Popular and easy plant for sun or semi-shade although the leaves are brilliant red in direct sunlight. Do not overwater.