Succulents in Containers
Pleasures to be had upon an Alameda balcony. This Aloe tomentosa is such a different take on more typical aloes, and this one used to be in my own backyard... Plus, nice to have a late summer/fall blooming Aloe. for designing with. Aloe reitzii and Aloe africana are others, and I suppose I should include the yellow form of Aloe arborescens, just opening first blooms now in late October. Summer and fall blooming aloes are very useful selections here in the SF Bay Area with chillier winters; no
Kalanchoe drape out of the planter with a Lagerstroemia in the background almost emerging from the Agave :-D If you've considering visiting #dcgardens then mark your calendar for this week in the future. This has to be the absolute most incredible time of year if you crave colour or seek scents!