Cactus and Succulents - Part Shade

Crassula “Moonglow”

C. deceptor x C. falcata

Small squarish stems to 12″; long draping bloom stalks with orange flowers.

Crassula “Morgan’s Beauty”

C. falcata x C. mesembryanthemopsis with possible x C. ausiensis,  x C. tecta

Small hybrid with pink flowers, lays low to the ground.

Crassula “Olana”

C. radicans “Olana”

Spreading groundcover to 6″. This Cactus Jungle cultivar has rounded fuzzy leaves, green with red edges. Leaves splay outward from the stems, almost forming rosettes.

Crassula “Pagoda”

C. perforata “Pagoda”

2ft w/variegated leaves crowned with small white flowers

Crassula “Pastel”

C. rupestris “Pastel”

Tiny tightly-stacked nearly-white leaves, short stems. This was cultivated from Crassula “Tom Thumb.”


Crassula “Springtime”

C. rupestris “Springtime”

Thick-leaved cultivar to 12″ with pink flower sprays in late winter/early spring.

Crassula “Tom Thumb”

C. rupestris “Tom Thumb”
C. rupestris ssp. marnieriana x C. rupestris ssp. rupestris

Mini-shrub to 4″ with tiny thick leaves, white flower sprays.

Crassula argentea “Pinky”

Slow growing, easy to care for. Shrubby plant with waxy green leaf with pink edges in sun and sprays of white/pink blooms in spring throught summer.

Crassula biplanata

Small, shrubby, will get 12″ tall and will spread a few feet wide if given well-drained soils and a little room to grow. Will also grow in rock gardens and can be contained in fairly small areas. Tiny green leaves get silvery in full sun. Covered in small bright white flowers in mid to late summer. From Cape Province, South Africa.

Crassula columella

Miniature square-shaped vertical stems to 6″. Grows in quartz outcroppings along hillsides.

Crassula conjuncta

6″ towers of tightly stacked triangular leaves. Red tips in full sun.

Crassula corymbulosa

Dense branches of tightly packed triangular leaves forming short pagoda-like  groups. Turns red in full sun.

Crassula cultrata

Spreading groundcover to 10″, Large leaves red in sun; yellow flowers

Crassula marginalis

C. pellucida v. marginalis

Cascading groundcover, more water in spring/summer

Crassula marginalis “Variegata”

C. pellucida ssp. marginalis “Variegata”

Low growing colorful succulent with lots of white-pink flowers in summer. Great for rock gardens and hanging baskets.

Crassula muscosa

Grass-like slender stems to 10″t packed with tiny leaves


Crassula nudicaulis

Small mounds of long narrow green-bean like leaves, tightly packed clumps, will turn more red in full sun.