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Wednesday 2 June 2010 - Filed under Nurseries

succulent cupcakes
Trays of succulents as cupcakes, perfect for a garden party.

dyckia
pachypodium horombense
Making a miniature landscape with Dyckia as agave and Pachypodium as a tree.

Canna stutgart
canna stutgart
If the huge rhizomes of Canna Stutgart produced similarly huge plants.

furcrea
If I had planted my new Furcrea already, how nice it would work as a bookend to the container garden

2010-06-02  »  megan

Talkback x 6

  1. Jane/MulchMaid
    2 June 2010 @ 7:48 am

    And if you’d had some dry weather in which to plant your furcrea, we’d all be cheering and passing the succulent cupcakes.
    Mmmm….tasty!

    BTW, I tries several times to comment on your great front yard post, but WordPress would have none of it. It was a wonderful transformation and you’re a neighbor to value!

  2. Laura
    2 June 2010 @ 8:44 am

    Yes please for the succulent cupcakes! That try full is stunning!

  3. tina
    2 June 2010 @ 9:15 am

    Those succulents in the cupcake tray are just too cute. I’m imaging too-about how nice a real cupcake would be but I’d better stick with the plants, less calories:)

  4. Loree / danger garden
    2 June 2010 @ 9:38 am

    Somewhere on some blog I saw pictures of an actual cupcake tin planted up with succulents and hung on a wall. I wish I could remember where and give credit. It looked great.

    I bought Canna Stutgart a few years back at RPR. It has been a steady disappointment. I probably have it in the wrong place.

    Your miniature landscape would be a very dangerous place…

  5. ricki - sprig to twig
    2 June 2010 @ 6:21 pm

    The “cupcakes” sort of look like little alien beings coming to life. The Furcrea is spectacular already.

  6. Grace
    3 June 2010 @ 10:30 pm

    Hi Megan~~ Wow that Frucrea is an absolute stunner!! What a fun post.