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Of all the succulents I grow, ghost plants are among the easiest and most remarkable. They are true survivors. Damaged stem? No problem. No water? The plant hunkers down and looks pretty much the same for months. Frost? It’s gotten down to 17 degrees in my garden, and the graptopetalums were fine
I want to grow plants meant for my climate - way more eco-friendly than trying to make pansies thrive in the desert! Cool Ideas!
Echeveria is a genus of succulent plants in the family Crassulaceae, native to Mexico . The name was given in honor of the Mexican painter Atanasio Echeverria, famous for his paintings of plants. Photo by Alessandro Pessina, via Flickr