Cactus and Succulents - Part Shade

Agave schottii

Clumping agave with long narrow leaves to 2ft Used for erosion control.

Agave x leopoldii

A. filifera x A. schidigera

Hybrid to 18″; dense clumps of filiferous leaves.

Albuca “Augrabies Hills”

A. polyphylla “Augrabies Hills”

Winter-growing bulb with narrow, feathery deciduous leaves, long bloom stalks.

Albuca nelsonii

Native to South Africa
Evergreen Bulb

Deep green fleshy leaves mound to 3 ft., with 5 ft. tall bloom stalks with tubular striped white blooms. Hardy to 25-30 F, prefers frost-free.

Albuca spiralis

Rare bulb with curly leaves. In habitat the bulb remains below ground. Generally hardy, but keep dry. Will get 8″ tall. Cute green-yellow classic Hyacinth-like flowers. Early spring flowers are replaced by the corkscrew leaves in summer. Very good draining soils.

Aloe “Bright Ember”

Unusual raised linear spots on top and bottoms of leaves. Forms a tight cluster of 1 ft. rosettes. Pink edges, orange flowers.

Aloe “Brown-Powys 21”

Broad, spotted, green leaves turn rust red in full sun. Orange blooms in spring. Will get about 12″ across, and form larger clusters.

Aloe “Christmas Carol”

Unusual raised linear spots on top and bottoms of leaves. Forms a tight cluster of 1 ft. rosettes. Bright pink edges, orange flowers.

Aloe “Coral Fire”

Hybrid, 1 to 2 foot clusters of 8″ rosettes have bright coral-colored teeth that grow darker with age. Orange flowers in winter.

Aloe “Delta Lights”

Strongly spotted variegated leaves are green in shade and white in full sun, can get a pinkish tinge on the edges. Rosettes to 10″, clumps to 3 feet across.

Aloe “Minnie Belle”

Hybrid

Small, apple-green rosettes. Will form decent clusters. Vigorous marginal teeth. Moderately spotted. Prefers less than full sun even at the coast.

Aloe “Viper”

Small clumping hybrid to 12″ w/serrated pink edges, dark leaves and pink spots.

Aloe aristata

Aristaloe aristata

Stemless rosettes to 6″ across; Bright orange/peach flowers on 2ft bloomstalk.

Aloe bakeri

Small, shrubby, spidery arms, shade tolerant

Aloe bowiea

Dwarf aloe with dull green flowers. Stemless and clump-forming

Aloe buhrii

Large stemless rosette; thick leaves, partly upright – green in shade, red in sun