Cactus and Succulents - Part Shade

Rhipsalis baccifera

R.  cassutha

Hanging epiphytic jungle cactus from Brazil, to 6’l; not frost hardy

Rhipsalis burchellii

Epiphyte that grows in the forest of Brazil near the Atlantic. Readily branching. Pink berries.

Rhipsalis cereoides

Thick triangular stems, semi-erect, will form pendant clusters. Small white flowers.

Rhipsalis oblonga

R. crispimarginata

Pendant to 8ft long with sparkly white floers along the stem margins.

Rhipsalis pilocarpa

Small and bushy, pendant epiphyte, 2 to 3ft long. Flowers at branch endings only, white. Green stems develop short hairs.

Rhombophyllum dolabriforme

Low growing Mesemb will form a densely branched small mound. Grows in rocky formations. Grows from cuttings and seeds. Can handle more water than other mesembs, less rot-prone, easy to grow. Yellow flowers in spring and summer.

Sansevieria “Boncel”

S. cylindrica v. patula “Boncel”

Tight fans of thick spear-shaped green and white leaves. A compact snake plant makes a great low water houseplant, moderate to bright light.

Sansevieria “Laurentii”

S. trifasciata “Laurentii”

Brightly colored clusters of striped leaves, grows 3-4ft tall. Bright light to deep shade, very low water. Great for indoor without too much light. Also available as a low-growing “Bird’s Nest” variety.