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Old Man of the Andes (Oreocereus celsianus): Old Man of the Andes grows at high altitudes in the Andes Mountains as its name suggests. This cactus is very frost resistant, but does not like the hot desert sun. Best grown in a well draining container where it will get afternoon shade. Use caution not to over water this plant in the winter months. Under the showy silvery hairs (grown to protect the plant from harsh winter conditions) are sharp thorns. It has showy 3 to 4 inches reddish…

Old Man of the Andes (Oreocereus celsianus): Old Man of the Andes grows at high altitudes in the Andes Mountains as its name suggests. This cactus is very frost resistant, but does not like the hot desert sun. Best grown in a well draining container where it will get afternoon shade. Use caution not to over water this plant in the winter months. Under the showy silvery hairs (grown to protect the plant from harsh winter conditions) are sharp thorns. It has showy 3 to 4 inches reddish…

Casuarina glauca prostrate spilling over the side of a retaining wall - Mallee Designs.

Let's have hanging plants partially covering retaining walls. Also, use for upstairs balcony wall. Casuarina Glauca "Cousin It" Cousin It is a groundcover form of the tough, hardy Australian native sheoak.