Cactus and Succulents - Every 2 Week

Aloe sabaea

A rare small tree aloe that has a curving unbranched trunk, long, draping pale green leaves that curl down gracefully. Winter bloomer with bright orange dense multi-flowered inflorescence.

Aloe salm-dyckiana

A. arborescens x ferox hybrid

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

 

Aloe saponaria hybrid

Aggressive low pupper, shade tolerant, burgundy/brown teeth and leaf edges in full sun.

Aloe speciosa

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

Aloe striata

Large clumping rosettes, shade tolerant, brighter in sun

Aloe striata hybrid

A. striata x maculata

Large clumping rosettes, green spotted leaves, red-edged in sun

Aloe striatula

Aloiampelos striatula

Shrubby, scrubby aloe with stalks to 6′, branching from the ground

 

Aloe succotrina

Great shaped spinning thin-leafed rosettes, medium, some shade

Aloe suprafoliata

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

Aloe tenuior

Aloiampelos tenuior

Shrubby aloe with stalks to 6′, branching profusely from the ground

 

Aloe thraskii

Single stem, tree aloe; bright green in the shade

Aloe vaombe

Beautiful unbranched succulent to 12 feet tall or more with large solitary rosettes up to 5 feet across. Leaves are smooth and green to burgundy. Impressive fiery flower spikes mid-winter.

Aloe variegata

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

Aloe zanzibarica

A. zanzibarica squarrosa, A. “Zanzibar”, A. juvenna

Small diameter, tall rosettes clumped close. Lime green with marginal teeth. Orange-red blooms. Great in rock gardens, can form trailing stems.

Anacampseros rufescens

Tiny green leaves, stems to 4″l; tiny caudex, small hairs. Pink flowers require heat above 80F to open.

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

Astroloba herrei

2″ rosettes grow to 12″-18″h.; pups at base; shade tolerant

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.

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.