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Though succulents can tolerate drought, extreme dryness during the growing season can be detrimental. We added slow-release fertilizer to the mix and water well every third day.
Echeverias and elephant bush (Portulacaria afra—the branches at left)
Kalanchoe thyrsiflora (the paddle-shaped leaves)
Sedum rupestre ‘Angelina’, a great plant for both containers and garden.
The bold hot pink flowers of Portulaca grandiflora burst with colour.
White paintbrush (Haemanthus albiflos)
The stunning red pencil tree (Euphorbia tirucalli ‘Sticks on Fire’)