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Succulents

Succulent are ideal for living walls as they have small root systems and they don’t typical become root bound. Hence, they can last for decades in a living wall.

Here’s a list of succulents suitable for our pods and planters.

Aeonium Goochiae

A low growing succulent that forms a dense hemispherical mound of congested whorls of hairy greyish-grey leaves
Prefers full or part sun position
Height: 30cm
Width: 20cm

 

 

Aptenia Baby Rose 

Easy to grow and fast spreading
It produces pretty dark pink flowers for 6 months of the year
Prefers full sun position
Height: 5cm
Width: 60cm

 

 

Crassula Campfire

This succulent has amazing bright red and yellow colour
It produces beautiful dainty flowers on red and green stems
Give it a hard cut back once a year to maintain its bushy growth
Prefers full sun position

Height: 20cm
Width: 20cm

Crassula Dubia

A lovely silvery succulent with rounded spoon-shaped leaves covered in a fine white powder
It develops a pink edge when grown in the sun
Prefers full sun position
Height: 15cm
Width: 10cm

 

 

Echeveria Elegan 

An elegant rosette with pale green leaves
Offsets freely form a dench mound
It produces coral pink flowers with yellow tips in Spring
Prefers part sun
Height: 10cm
Width: 20cm

 

 

Echeveria Glauca
A popular blue green echeveria that grows arrow-shaped leaves to form flat rossette and off-springs into a cluster
Also known as Hen & Chicks
Prefers full sun position
Height: 10cm
Width: 15 – 20cm

 

 

Echeveria Leisel

A glossy lime green echeveria that forms a dense clump of flattened rosettes
It produces bright yellow flowers in Summer
Prefers a full sun position
Height: 15cm
Width: 8cm

 

 

Echeveria Pearl Von Nurnberg

A favourite echeveria for its gorgeous pinkish mauve colour
It looks great as focal point in a living wall
Prefers full sun position
Height: 15cm
Width: 20cm

 

 

Echeveria Violet Queen

A fast growing and hardy rosette forming succulent with grey green leaves
The leaves are long and narrow and curve towards the tips
The tips turn a rose pink colour in winter
Prefers full or part sun position
Height: 15cm
Width: 15cm

 

Graptoveria Douglas Huth

A stunning succulent with deep pink rosettes that offsets freely
It produces cream flowers
Prefers part sun or shade
Height: 20cm
Width: 20cm

 

 

Pepperomia Graveolens

A very rare succulent and popular for its brilliant red and green foilage
Prefers part sun or shade
Height: 20cm
Width: 20cm

 

 

 

Sedum Blue Feather

A popular ground cover with delicate feathery blue-grey leaves
It produces bright yellow tiny flowers
A great choice for a filler in a living wall
Prefers full sun position
Height: 5cm
Width: 40cm

 

 

Sedum Bronze Delight

A hardy and easy to grow succulent
It has an unqiue bronze foliage
A great choice for a filler in a living wall
Prefers full or part sun
Height: 10cm
Width: 20cm

 

 

 

Sedum Clavatum

Small rosettes of pale green clumping groundcover with a hint pink on tips of leaves
Likes dry conditions
Height: 15cm
Width: 15cm

 

 

 

Sedum Gold Mound

Soft needle-shaped lime green leaves that form a dense mound
It produces starry yellow flowers in Spring
Excellent filler in a living wall
Cut back hard once a year
Prefers full or part sun
Height: 5cm
Width: 20cm

 

 

Sedum Pachyphyllum

A small ground-hugging succulent with light green short and thick club shaped leaves
Leaf tips usually turn red in Winter when kept dry or in Summer
Fallen leaves take root easy to form dense cover
Prefers full or part sun position
Height: 30cm
Width: 20cm

 

 

Sedum Rubrotinctum Aurea Pink

A small ground-hugging succulent with pink short and thick club shaped leaves
Leaf tips usually turn bright pink in Winter when kept dry or in Summer
Fallen leaves take root easy to form dense cover
Prefers full or part sun position
Height: 10cm
Width: 20cm