Skip to main content

Posts

Featured

Poolside Succulent Planters in Coconut Grove, Miami

Take a quick look at a job I did recently in Coconut Grove, Miami... This was for a private residence, the client already owned the planters and wanted them completely redone as two pairs. For the centerpiece plants I chose Euphorbia trigona 'African Milk Tree' (a succulent) and the Cereus repandus f. monstrosa cactus, also known as Cereus peruvianus f. monstrosa and the Peruvian Apple Cactus.

I made two sets of identical arrangements, using the "thriller, filler, and spiller" method - which is basically a recipe for an aesthetically pleasing planter with balance. This consists of a showstopping centerpiece plant (the thriller), bountiful filler plants, and an intriguing plant that spills over the edge of the planter. I surrounded each large centerpiece plant with a variety of hearty succulents. First choice, my classic "filler" Sedum nussbaumerianum for its gorgeous lime green and orange highlights, but more importantly: this is a very rugged succulent,…

Latest Posts

Orbea Succulents = Rewarding Bloomers

Cactus Christmas Tree!

The Mammillaria schiedeana Cactus: A Resilient Masterpiece

Succulent Christmas Trees, Ornaments, Wreaths and Decor!

Cactus and Succulent Rain Gutter Fence Planters by Inspire Bohemia

Miami and Ft. Lauderdale Cactus and Succulent Business: Inspire Bohemia