Cactus and Succulents - Every 1 Week

Macodes petola

Terrestrial orchid with small white flowers, sparkling variegated leaves, shade-tolerant

Massonia depressa

Large perennial bulb with broad green leaves and Winter grower, dormant in summer. Protect from freezes. Large pale flowers in the center of the paired leaves with prominent erect stamens. In habitat these are pollinated by gerbils.

Mimosa pudica

Tropical herb to 5ft.; lightly spiny stems, leaves close to touch

Monolena primuliflora

Large-leafed rare tropical epiphyte. Grown as a Houseplant can handle a variety of indoor light conditions, bright indirect is best. Fast draining soil, moderate water, high humidity. Occasionally mist the leaves. Will form a caudex, very slow growing. Red begonia-like flowers.


Terrestrial bromeliads, frost-tender, bright colors.

Neoregelia ampullacea

Classic small Bromeliad will readily hybridize, with many cultivars available. Rosettes will show varying amounts of striping and spotting

Ornithogalum dubium

Beautiful spring bulb in the Scilloideae subfamily. Summer dormant. Has large sprays of orange or yellow flowers in the spring, strappy leaves through the winter. Frost tender. Can be unplanted for winter, replanted in spring. Keep dry when dormant.

Oxalis adenophylla

Alpine, semi-succulent, with pink-tipped white flowers. Prefers full sun, but can handle some light shade.

Oxalis fabifolia

O. flava v. fabifolia
O. fabaefolia

Long strappy leaves, lemon-yellow flowers. Small bulbs, summer dormant.

Oxalis flava

Small succulent bulb with thickened leaves. Variable flowers – yellow, white and some purple. Rocky soils with some sand.

Winter growing, spring-summer flowers.

Oxalis tetraphylla deppei

Small succulent bulb with clover leaves. Grows and flowers, pink flowers, spring through summer, bulbs multiply by fall. Dormant in winter. Can overwinter, but does best if you bring it in when cold.

Oxalis triangularis “Myke”

Small succulent bulb with stunning purple trangular leaves and lots of small white to pink flowers. Flowers in summer, winter dormant.

Peperomia columella

Small columns of densely packed window-edged green leaves. Snake-like flower shoots grow from the tops of the columnar stems.


Asian epiphytic shade orchids, over 60 species.

Pilea peperomioides

Round-leafed plant, many leaves off each stem. Can be grown from divisions.

Rhipsalis baccifera

R.  cassutha

Hanging epiphytic jungle cactus from Brazil, to 6’l; not frost hardy

Sarcocaulon vanderietiae

Monsonia vanderietiae

Small shrubby, spiny plant in the Geranium Family (Geranaceae). Light pink flowers. Grows low and wide to 12″ tall. Summer dormant. Water weekly when growing, less when dormant.


Sedum “Sunsparkler Wildfire”

Bright red shiny leaves with pink edges. Heat and cold tolerant. Sprawls, makes a good rock garden plant or in hanging baskets. Semi-deciduous.

Sedum cauticola “Lidakense”

Groundcover to 8″ tall. Great border plant, robust clumps. Large purple flower sprays in late summer. Attractive to Butterflies; Deer resistant.