Succulent Gardening: The Art of Nature

A thru Z | Aeonium | Agaves | Aloes | Cactaceae|
Caudiciforms | Cotyledons & Graptos | Cuttings|
Crassulas, Adromischus & Dudleyas | Echeveria |
Euphorbia/Monadeniums | Ficus & Fockea |
Gasteria~Haworthia | Kalanchoes | Mesembs |
Othonna~Pelargonium | Sansevieria~Sempervivum |
POTS & Supplies | Sedum | Senecio | Specimen |






The top of our pages look alike SO SCROLL DOWN After you click!

Please click this link for DOMESTIC Ordering & Shipping Information

*MINIMUM domestic ORDER shipped is $50 before freight charges*

_________________________________________________________________________

Please DO NOT place international orders before inquiring
Not all succulents can be exported
and we do not ship everywhere.

*International shipping $500 minimum*

before freight charges have been added*


May our plants grow with you!


Site Search:

search tips  sitemap


IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
CHECK Dormancy Table to SEE WHAT'S GROWING & WHAT'S DORMANT

We remove some of the soil when we ship. Succulents are unlike other plants in that there are usually
no issues with a plants out of soil or kept dry for a week or more. When you receive your plants, put them
into a pot with moist soil. As a general rule, plant in a pot twice as big as the root ball.

Regards watering: give
the roots opportunity to start reaching down for water.
Please check to see if your plants should be watered at the time of year you purchase.
Some don't get water in winter and some no water in summer.
How often you water depends on how quickly your soil dries out. Most important, don't overwater.

The photos on our website represent what plants look like when grown.
We are not selling the plant in the photo.
Whether your plant has flowers depends on whether it is flowering at that time.
A pot may be one large plant or more than one plant. Plants grow at a different pace and different sizes
so if you order 2 plants coming out of the same size pot, they may not be the same size.

Sale plants may require additional freight payment

SCROLL DOWN for PLANT info
We Update Weekly, always something to do on our website



click to go back to Mesembs page

Neohenricia sibbetti

Neohenricia sibbettii is a South African endemic occuring with a patchy distribution from Victoria West in the Great Karoo to Fauresmith in the Free State Province, and localised in the Eastern Cape. Altitude: grows about 3500 above sea level. Habitat and Ecology: It grows in crevices or shallow gritty pans on sandstone, rarely on dolerite. Neohenricia sibbettii is a a tiny cryptic succulent with minuscule club-shaped leaves with a flat or (in cultivation) roundish rugose top. It is one of the smallest species in the huge Mesembryanthemum family and can make a very impressive mound if grown nicely; they are most impressive under the closeup lens.
Remarks: Neohenricia is a small (tiny) cousin of similar looking species like Titanopsis, Aloinopsis, Rhinephyllum all with rough leaves but its tiny flowers on summer nights exhale a powerful tropical fragrance, perhaps the finest odour of all Mesembs — mixture of pineapple,coconut, and something musky. The collective scent can be detected many metres apart. What is really interesting that at the beginning the colour of the flowers is whitish or greenish not lilac or purple. But after a day or two it becomes normal purple colour.
Cultivation and Propagation: Neohenricia sibbettii is a "winter grower" which is most active in autumn and early spring and heading for summer dormancy, but in favourable growing conditions it keeps going over the summer too and doesn't need particular care. It should be grown in smallest pots or trays and is very active in summer. It is quite hardy and can take a light frost and in dry warm-temperate regions these succulents make very impressive out door ground covers. Growing rate: It is vigorous and quick-growing, speedily forming lateral shoots and low mats.
Back to top of Page
Back to top of Page