Grows thickened roots and a small caudex. Woody branches. Leaves palmate when mature.
Rare; large caudex base with long stems, bonsai style. Dry in winter.
Very rare. Grows in rocky soils in areas with high winds off the horn of Africa. Large caudex to 8ft. Pale pink flowers, not often seen in cultivation.
Caudex base with tall stems, strappy leaves
Small, thick curly-edged leaves, to 4″ across with aerial roots
Slow growing, spotted grey-green leaves. Rot prone. Make sure you have very fast draining soil.
Round, purple-spotted leaves, to 4″ tall; leaves drop and root easily.
A. marianae var. immaculatus
Weird lumpy succulent with small branches, slow growing. Grows in the granite hills of Little Namaqualand. Rot prone in summer and winter.
Red-tipped leaves in sunny locations, green in shade, with multiple 8″ rosettes forming a low mound. Great as a ground cover. Yellow flowers in early spring.
A. decorum “Berry Nice”
Forms full mounds of 4″ rosettes. Colorful leaves with red edges and central stripe.
A. canariense x A. arboreum
Dense clumps of green rosettes with a blush color spreading from the edges to the center with more sun. Yellow flowers.
Large dinner-plate rosettes on thick stalk. Dark purple leaves with a bright green center in full sun. Hybrids available with many branches, but original cultivar is often solitary or with few branches. Giant pyramid of yellow flowers.
Soft green leaves with creamy white margins, flattened rosettes to 8″d. Winter grower, bottom leaves may blush pink in spring before dropping off for summer.
Dense clumps of brightly colored variegated green, yellow, and red rosettes with a blush color spreading along the edges with more sun. Yellow flowers.
A. tabuliforme “Green Star”
Large flat broad rosettes, many branches, to 12″h.
Large colorful variegated hybrid; stems to 16″h.
Colorful hybrid with large yellow a green striped leaves with red-edges. Will show more color with more sun and with winter cool temps. Winter growing, summer dormant. Best with afternoon shade inland.
Rosettes to 18″.; Pink edges in sun; variegated leaves
A. arboreum v. atropurpureum “Schwartzkopf”
Beautiful black rosettes, very dark in full sun, 3 to 5ft. tall
Small variegated rosettes will form large mounds.
A. decorum “Sunburst”
Large colorful hybrid w/red-edged rosettes to 2ft.
A. arboreum “Tip Top”
Small and shrubby, will grow 1 ft. tall x 3 ft. wide. Dark rosettes. Winter grower.
Aeonium “Schwartzkopf” x A. undulatum hybrid. Extraordinary undulating deep burgundy colored leaves. Can grow to 5 ft. tall.
Low shrubby, with large 8″ green rosettes. Soft and velvety leaves. Will produce large mounds of rosettes. Red edged in full sun.
Fast growing, moderately branchy, to 6ft tall and nearly as wide. Sports massive rosettes of spoon-shaped leaves, up to 20″ wide! This species will continue to flourish after flowering. Prefers afternoon shade.
Large green rosettes, some branching.
Shrubby colorful hybrid; red-edged rosettes; stems to 8″
Multi-branched with pointed rosettes. Leaves start a golden green, maturing to hot pink with a vivid red central stripe. These unusual Aeonium are Summer growers needing some regular water.
Unusual oval leaves, brightly colored. Branchy, a low-growing almost shrub-like form. Yellow flowers. Protect from frost.
Large, solitary, flat rosettes on short unbranched stems. Bright green leaves.