Cactus and Succulents - Part Sun

Aloe rupestris

Large upright tree aloe with large rosette and huge upright branched bloom sprays in winter covered in orange tubular flowers.

Aloe salm-dyckiana

A. arborescens x ferox hybrid

Can get 8ft. tall; branching inflorescence, red blooms.

 

Aloe speciosa

Single head tree to 12-15ft.; blue-green red-edged leaves.

Aloe suprafoliata

Large solitary rosettes, Deep scarlet flowers on a silvery bloom stalk.

Aloe variegata

Stemless elongated rosettes to 8″h., dark leaves w/bands of white spots

Aloinopsis schooneesii

Small dense clumps of speckled blue-green leaves sit on large tuberous roots, which can be esposed over time to form an unusual bonsai. Yellow flowers in spring.

Ananas lucidus

Tropical terrestrial bromeliad in the Pineapple family; evergreen to 4’t.

Antimima fenestrata

Purple flowers on the branch tips. Forms dense mounds, grows in limestone outcrops.

Astroloba foliosa

2″ rosettes grow to 12″h.; pups at base; light-shade, protect from frost

Astrophytum asterias

Small solitary globular species, to 4″d.; yellow flowers; spineless areoles.

Astrophytum capricorne

4″d. to 8″h. with long and twisted spines, many yellow/red blooms. Highly varied patterning of white spots.

Astrophytum caput-medusae

Digitostigma caput-medusae

Rare, endangered. Short round stem with supersized horn-like spotted green tubercles. Yellow flowers. Grows in shaded spots among scrub plants. Fast grower. Growth season is March thru August. Can lose tubercles if too dry in summer.

Austrocylindropuntia verschaffeltii

Opuntia verschaffeltii

Shrubby to 12″; purple in full sun; small red blooms. Many low-growing wide-spreading green stems with purple leaves on new growth. Will form large clumps.

Avonia buderiana

Thin papery scales over tiny leaves; 2″l. stems; white flowers; dry, fast-draining soil

Avonia herreana

Anacampseros herreana

Tiny caudiciform, many branches covered practically solid in white “leaves”. Rare and hard to grow. Light roots, water lightly. Small yellow flowers. Keep dry in winter.