Companion plants for succulents


Many Hometalk members have recently posted about succulents, and Debra Lee Baldwin has a useful post on companion plants for them on her blog, Gardening Gone Wild. She's also giving a talk on the topic at next week's "Succulent Extravaganza" at the Succulent Gardens near San Francisco. Have you incorporated these water-thrifty plants into your gardens? What do you plant with them? See her full post here:
http://www.gardeninggonewild.com/
Ivy geraniums, let loose from hanging baskets (via Gardening Gone Wild).
Groundcover Dymondia around an Agave parryi "Truncata" (via Gardening Gone Wild).
Leucadendron "'Safari Sunset", which hails from Australia (via Gardening Gone Wild).

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  • Laura Fry
    on Sep 17, 2016

    I live in zone 8 north central tx. It goes from heavy rain to drought to freezing here. Will these plants work in our area? If so where can i purchase some?

  • Tina
    on Jul 15, 2017

    I live in zone 6b in the northeast Texas panhandle. Will this plant work for me here and where do I get some of it?

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  • MarcioWilges
    on Dec 10, 2014

    I think it's quite hard to arrange for removals of different types of plants in the garden once you've decided on a "theme". For me, I'd probably stick with succulents all the way instead of trying to mix things up thnen just leave things like that.

  • Valerie
    on Jan 13, 2016

    This is beautiful.

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