Cactus and Succulents - Every 3 Week

Rebutia donaldiana

R. fiebrigii var. densiseta

Small clusters of small stems, orange flowers

Rebutia fulviseta

Small clusters of small round stems. Dark green flesh hidden behind dark brown spines. Dark red flowers.

Rebutia heliosa

Clumping small 2″ barrels with orange blooms in spring. Very distinctive with silver white spines. Stems grow only a few inches tall.

Rebutia heliosa v. melanistic

“Short Spined” variety

Clustering small stems, variable red to magenta flowers, spiraling ribs with prominent tubercles. Elongate areoles. Short, tiny brown spines. Purple-tinged stems in full sun.

Rebutia marsoneri

R. krainziana

Clumping barrels to 2″; dark stems, white spines. Yellow-orange to red flowers. Red flowered plants used to be called R. krainziana.

Rebutia perplexa

Generally clumping small 1″ barrels with hordes of blooms in late Spring

Sansevieria “Boncel”

S. cylindrica v. patula “Boncel”
S. “Starfish”

Tight fans of thick spear-shaped green and white leaves. A compact snake plant makes a great low water houseplant, moderate to bright light.

Sansevieria patens

Thick spear-shaped ribbed green leaves. A compact snake plant makes a great low water houseplant, moderate to bright light. Underground 1″ rhizomes.

Sclerocactus scheeri

Ancistrocactus scheeri

Solitary, 4″d. x 6″tall. Green flowers, hooked spines. Tuberous roots.

Stetsonia coryne

Tall columnar to 26ft.; branchy with long spines; night blooms

Tacinga inamoena

Charming Opuntia relative with small oblong pads that are spineless and edible. Variable flowers of red and orange in spring.

Tacinga saxatilis

Opuntia saxatilis

Medium prickly pear, sprawls to 3ft, long white soft spines

Tephrocactus geometricus f. inermis

Stunning globular stems stacked up, will break off and roll with few recumbent spines. Ivory white flowers. very arid, can handle extreme desert.


Thelocactus bicolor

Usually solitary, stems can get 15″ high x 6″ around. Magenta flowers fade to white towards the center, and then get very dark below.