Tropical – shrubby, climbing, sprawling arms; night-blooming
Large stem caudex with taproot; vining w/broad lobed leaves
Caudex to 8ft. prefers shade while the 6ft. long vines prefer sun; keep warm and dry in winter
Tree-like caudiciform 2 feet around and can grow 10 feet tall. Palmate leaves.
Rare; large caudex base with long stems, bonsai style. Dry in winter.
Large caudex base with long stems, small pink flowers. Bloom food in spring.
Caudex base with long stems. Often hybridized for a variety of flowers.
Beautiful cultivar with fat caudex base and stubby stems.
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
Caudex base with long stems, bonsai style, flowers when young. Dwarf, shrubby.
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.
South African dense clumps of succulent leaves, spring bloomer
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.
Stiff, upright w/arching leaves; pink/purple flowers
2ft. terrestrial bromeliad; stiff leaves w/pinkish bloom stalks
Long recurved leaves turn bright red when rosette is ready to bloom and will produce many small lavender flowers.
Red-tipped gray-green leaves; delicate rosettes to 8″
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.
Aeonium canariense hybrid, discovered in Santa Barbara. 2 to 3 ft. tall. Broad 18″ rosettes.
Dense, shrubby to 3ft.+; green w/red edges, darker in sun
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.
Dense clumps of brightly colored variegated green, yellow, and red rosettes with a blush color spreading along the edges with more sun. Yellow flowers.
White-edged green leaves; delicate rosettes to 8″
3ft.; Green, dark-red-tipped leaves turn more red in sun
Shrub to 2′, dark purple-edged leaves
A. tabuliforme “Green Star”
Large flat broad rosettes, many branches, to 12″h.