Cactus and Succulents - Part Shade

Sarcocaulon crassicaule

Monsonia crassicaulis

Caudex-forming spiny shrub to 10″h., bushy green leaves, ivory blooms. Grows in gravel outcrops.

Sarcocaulon herrei

Monsonia herrei

Amazing dwarf succulent resembling a natural bonsai. Branching shrub to 10″ tall, spiny branches, pinnate green leaves and white flowers.

Sarcocaulon patersonii

Monsonia patersonii

Caudex-forming spiny shrub can grow vertical and branches can spread wide. Bushy green leaves, pink flowers with yellow centers. Will grow in very shallow soils, can handle sandy soils.

Schlumbergera orssichiana x truncata

Christmas Cactus will bloom for up to 2 months in the winter. A jungle cactus that grows in trees – needs bright indirect sun, or dappled light

Tips to get your Christmas Cactus to re-bloom every year:
1. August, September and into October: Use bloom food every time you water
2. September and October: 14 hours of darkness, with 8-10 hours of indirect light every day
3. November and December: bring out to bright indirect light and watch it bloom!

Sedeveria “Jet Beads”

Hybrid. Lush, round-leafed w/dense rosettes to 5″. Deep chocolate brown leaves in full sun. Leaves pop off readily and root where they fall.

Sedum “Chocolate Ball”

hakonense “Chocolate Ball”

Alpine species. Very colorful stonecrop, deep colors in sun, orange tips. Can be planted between pavers. Low growing groundcover.

Sedum “Lemon Ball”

S. rupestre “Lemon Ball”

Great for a fast growing groundcover, can handle sun or shade. Chartreuse foliage, tight rosettes in sun, lemon-yellow flowers in spring.

Sedum “Little Miss Sunshine”


Deep green glossy leaves topped with bright yellow flowers in early summer. Forms dense mounds, great for rock gardens and borders. Attracts butterflies and bees; Deer resistant.

Sedum “Little Missy”

Small button leaves creep along the ground. Makes a good hanging basket plant or plant between pavers, in rock gardens. Red edges in full sun. White/pink flowers in summer.

Sedum “Red Wiggle”

S. ochroleucum “Red Wiggle”

Groundcover stonecrop with tiny bright red leaves. Heat tolerant. Attracts butterflies.

Sedum “Sunsparkler Wildfire”

Bright red shiny leaves with pink edges. Heat and cold tolerant. Sprawls, makes a good rock garden plant or in hanging baskets. Semi-deciduous.

Sedum “Turquoise Tails”

S. sediforme “Turquoise Tails”

An older variety that has gotten more popular in recent years. Long trailing stems with blue leaves. Pale yellow flowers.

Sedum “Voodoo”

S. spurium “Voodoo”

Mat-forming groundcover succulent. Red-tipped leaves, flowers

Sedum album “Nigra”

Spreads easily. Dark colored in full sun. Great as a groundcover, rock gardens and green roofs. 4″ tall.

Sedum cauticola “Cola”

Groundcover to 8″ tall. Great border plant, robust clumps. Large red-purple flower sprays in late summer. Attractive to Butterflies; Deer resistant.

Sedum cauticola “Lidakense”

Groundcover to 8″ tall. Great border plant, robust clumps. Large purple flower sprays in late summer. Attractive to Butterflies; Deer resistant.

Sedum dendroideum

2 to 3 feet tall, yellow flowers. Low growing shrub, very hardy. Great in planter strips.

Sedum furfuraceum

Round leaves speckled green and red. White flowers in summer. Will grow on creeping stems that turn upwards and can make a good rock garden and hanging basket plant.

Sedum hispanicum v. purpureum

S. hispanicum v. minus “Purpureum”

Lush, thick springy mound of tiny rosettes, will spread as a groundcover. Plant between stepping stone. Deeper purple color in winter. Great as a moss-like succulent in terrariums and rock gardens.

Sedum kimnachii

Lush, thick green leaves, yellow flowers. Makes a great and dense succulent groundcover