En esta sección agrupamos aquellas plantas que se adaptan a las condiciones áridas o de sequía. Normalmente, la mayoría de estas especies, que se cultivan en condiciones áridas, tienen hojas cerosas, suculentas, peludas, pegajosas, tipo agujas, o incluso, más pequeñas que el resto.
En Plantas resistentes a la sequía se puede encontrar cualquier especie con estas características: Pithecellobium dulce, Ruta graveolens, Syzygium cordatum, Tamarindus indica y así sucesivamente.
Wow! "Qué será", Whatever will be will be, is a supershowy, fiercely spined bromeliad suitable for non-tropical climates. Its leaves have cream-yellow stripes on dark green with pink hues. It is not too large and eventually produces a spectacular red inflorescence. It is remarkably hardy to light frosts.
NEW ! - Pack of 2 rosettes of 10-20 cm - Ornamental creeping plant with funnel-shaped rosettes producing tall spikes of cream-white flowers. It is a semi-succulent, said to have medicinal properties. It can be grown in baskets, simple pots or as a ground cover.
Small shrub with wavy, grey leaves and clusters of rose-pink flowers, about 5 cm across. It takes harsh mediterranean conditions and frost to about -12 C. Cistus x Pulverulentus is a garden hybrid, obtained by crossing Cistus albidus x Cistus crispus. It has an extended flowering season, much longer than the average Cistus.
1-2 year old seedling, H:40-70 cm. This is one of the few species of Delonix that grows as a "bottle-tree" , like a baobab. It is native to the dry South of Madagascar, where it grows together with other succulent plants and caudiciforms. Adult "bottle-trees" are very beautiful when they get covered of plenty of flowers.
Another interesting Delonix from Madagascar. It is very adaptable and can attain anything from 3 to 12 m in height. Flowers lack petals but they are very beautiful, with lots of golden stamens shown when the tree is still leafless. We grew some plants in 35 cm pots and they started blooming beautifully after about 5 years, when they were just 1.5 m tall.
12 years old, Leaf height 35-45 cm ! - This dragon tree comes from the southern escarpments of the Arabian Peninsula. It is a sparsely-branched tree, very rare and slow-growing, which can reach 5 m in very old specimens. Its stiff, sword-like leaves are densely congested at the tip of the branches.
8 years old, Leaf height 20-30 cm ! - This dragon tree comes from the southern escarpments of the Arabian Peninsula. It is a sparsely-branched tree, very rare and slow-growing, which can reach 5 m in very old specimens. Its stiff, sword-like leaves are densely congested at the tip of the branches.
Ornamental, semi-succulent dragon-tree from summer rainfall areas South Africa. It grows on rocky slopes, attaining heights of 2-6 m. It is very uncommon in cultivation! This Dracaena is relativey fast growing and can attain blooming size in les than ten years. It will thrive in Mediterranean conditions, with little or no frost.
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