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Sinocrassula yunnanensis

Small dark rosettes will form small clusters. Small rounded leaves. Bloom stalks appear above the rosettes, small white flowers. Very cold hardy, keep dry in winter. Grow best with moderate sun, can handle full sun or even light shade.

Orbeanthus hardyi

Orbea hardyi Low, creeping with trailing speckled stems. Grayish-green with mottled purple. Starfish-shaped carrion flowers with bowl-shaped center. Protect from frost.

Stephania erecta

Round caudex to 12″. Vining with erect stems and round flat green leaves. Water well when leafed out.

Alocasia “Black Velvet”

A. reginula “Black Velvet” Dwarf variety with stunning velvety black leaves, prominent white veins. Relatively easy to grow. Tropical Houseplant can handle a variety of indoor light conditions, bright indirect is best. Fast draining soil, moderate water, some humidity.

Alocasia “Dragon’s Tooth”

A. longiloba “Dragon’s Tooth” Large arrow-shaped leaves, dark and glossy green with, white-edged and prominent white veins. Likes warm and humid. Tropical Houseplant can handle a variety of indoor light conditions, bright indirect is best. Fast draining soil, moderate water, some humidity.

Echeveria “Eliza”

Attractive brownish red rosettes with cupped leaves, vibrant in full sun, 4-6″ across.

Scindapsus treubii “Moonlight”

Slow growing, vining houseplant can be trained up, trellised. Stunning silver sheen on the tops of the leaves as they mature. Do not overwater. Tropical Houseplant can handle a variety of indoor light conditions, bright indirect is best. Fast draining soil, moderate water, some humidity.

Calathea orbifolia

Large round striped green leaves. Tropical Houseplant can handle a variety of indoor light conditions, bright indirect is best. Fast draining soil, moderate (distilled) water but prefers not to sit in water. Occasionally mist the leaves.      

Sansevieria “Boncel”

S. cylindrica v. patula “Boncel” S. “Starfish” Tight fans of thick spear-shaped green and white leaves. A compact snake plant makes a great low water houseplant, moderate to bright light.

Othonna capensis “Ruby Necklace”

Small thickened oval green leaves with purple trailing stems. Low-growing groundcover succulent daisy (Asteraceae) with daisy-yellow flowers. Can be used in hanging baskets or rock gardens to trail.

Kalanchoe millotii

Small dense shrubs to 1 ft tall. Small fuzzy leaves with scalloped edges. Larges sprays of tiny white flowers. Frost sensitive, keep protected in winter.

Orbea lepida

Stapelia lepida Stems to 6″, starfish shaped carrion flowers to 3″

Ariocarpus retusus

Highly variable geophytic cactus, possibly through hybridizing. Slow-growing to 10″d. w/hairy center and summer blooms. Can take 10+ years for first flowers. Keep dry in winter.

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