Blog – Blue Birds


It’s nothing new that succulents have taken the world by storm.  Their no-fuss, low upkeep traits make them good for even the blackest of thumbs.  When most individuals consider succulents they consider the smaller varieties such because the rosette formed Echeveria or Senecios.  However what when you’re on the lookout for a bigger succulent, one thing that appears at residence each potted and likewise planted amongst different species in a backyard mattress?  What you’re on the lookout for, is Crassula ‘Blue Fowl’.

 

This drought tolerant cousin to the traditional Jade Plant is a favorite at Harrisons the place we use it in pots, planted in backyard beds amongst different ‘bunned’ formed vegetation, even mass planted to actually exhibit the plant’s distinctive foliage.  Crassulas are extraordinarily drought tolerant, nice in excessive winds, and may deal with front-line salt, which makes them good for balconies and rooftops.

 

 

The silvery gray tones of the foliage which is nicely suited to darker pots like black and charcoal, is formed like silver {dollars}.  Though this hardy succulent can deal with loads of neglect, simply watch out of frosts and over-watering, which is able to start to rot the plant from the stem.  Ensure you plant in a great high quality free-draining soil, ideally in a Sunny to Half-Shade location.  We discover Crassula ‘Blue Birds’ do finest in full solar.

 

 

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