Caledon Botanical Garden (South Africa)

Tylecodon and Pelargonium

Two of the most undervalued South African representatives of the diverse botanical world. Excellent specimens for bonsai. (processed in autochrome)

As hard as rock

This is a desert plant from Mexico. The botanical genus is Ariocarpus and it’s classified as one of the cactaceae (argh … those botanists/taxonomists… šŸ˜‰ ). anyway this succulent plant is as hard as rock and in its natural habitat it’s already happy with one annually flood rain. When it’s dry for a longer period …