Saturday, 25 June 2022

Talinum calycinum

Talinum calycinum
A terrific little hardy succulent from the southern USA with vivid pink flowers on slender stems above neat tussocks of narrow green leaves. 
Talinum calycinum
Needs full sun and dry soils. Dies down to the roots in winter when it should be kept on the dry side. Fully frost hardy.
£6

Rubus calophyllus

Rubus calophyllus
Related to Rubus lineatus but leaves consist of with one broad leaf instead of several leaflets. Otherwise it has the same very beautiful corrugated leaves, fresh green above and silver below. The flowers are small but red.
Rubus calophyllus
Hardy but needs moisture and shelter to thrive.
£16