Small colorful rosettes form large clusters. Light shade inland and in hot areas.
S. calcareum “Greenii”
Brightly colored alpine groundcover succulent
Brightly colored hybrid alpine groundcover succulent
Shrubby succulent to 4ft. with bright orange daisy flowers (Asteraceae).
Narrow joints, branched stems to 24″, lobed leaves. Yellow flowers.
Shrubby 2 to 4ft.; bright red tipped ovoid leaves
Low shrubby to 12″
Thin blue-green tubular leaves, branches from base
Unusual pastel colored leaves in full sun. Low growing, good for hanging naskets or to trail over a mixed succulent pot. Will root along the ground as it trails.
Vertical stems to 2ft.; frosted silver leaves; yellow flowers
Fascinating little diving dolphin-shaped thick ovoid leaves leaping all over the long trailing stems. Rot-prone, keep dry. Bluish hue with more sun.
Thick ovoid leaves on long trailing stems. Rot-prone, keep dry.
Thick round leaves on long trailing stems. Rot-prone, keep dry.
Thick round variegated leaves on long trailing stems. Rot-prone, keep dry.
S. repens, Kleinia repens
Thick blue tubular leaves, branches from base. Will spread quickly along the ground. Small white puffball compound flowers. Asteraceae, Daisy Family.
Curious spiny shrub, with enlarged Pachycaul base.
Large hairy reddish carrion flowers, to 12″ across.
S. crispatus “Palmillas”
Small cactus with wavy ribs.
4″ solitary barrel, undulating ribs, variable spines
Tree-like, many branched to 15ft. White flowers, edible fruit.
Tree-like, branched to 25ft, 8″strems. Red flowers, red fruit.
Deciduous; variable caudex to 12″, vining to 30ft.
Water well when leafed out.
Moderate sized caudiciform, 10-15″ across, with broad green leafy vines and blood red sap. Small orange flower sprays. Donut-shaped seeds are called Moon Seeds. Low water, but rich soils.
Pairs of elongate leaves; yellow flowers
Shrub to 10ft, thick variegated leaves; poison milky-white sap
Medium prickly pear, sprawls to 3ft, long white soft spines
Small hedgehog cactus, generally solitary. 5″h x 3″ w.
Semi-epiphytic, can grow with some soil unlike other Tillandsias. Blue flowers on bright pinik/red paddle shaped spikes.
Small clumper forms dense mats of thick open leaves. Winter-growing, keep dry in summer. Grows in limestone strewn areas.
Small clumps of tubercle topped leaves, winter-growing, dry in summer