Cactus and Succulents - Every 2 Week

Senecio jacobsenii

Unusual pastel colored leaves in full sun. Low growing, good for hanging naskets or to trail over a mixed succulent pot. Will root along the ground as it trails.

 

Senecio peregrinus

Fascinating little diving dolphin-shaped thick ovoid leaves leaping all over the long trailing stems. Rot-prone, keep dry. Bluish hue with more sun.

Senecio praecox

Wild looking deciduous tree with many branches will get large bloom sprays with yellow flowers on ends of undulating bare branches before new leaves.

Senecio serpens

S. repens, Kleinia repens

Thick blue tubular leaves, branches from base. Will spread quickly along the ground. Small white puffball compound flowers. Asteraceae, Daisy Family.

Sinningia tubiflora

Tuberous caudex to 6″, stems to 12″. One of the few caudexes that can grow from leaf cuttings.

Stephania perrieri

Deciduous; variable caudex to 12″, vining to 30ft.
Water well when leafed out.

Stephania venosa

Moderate sized caudiciform, 10-15″ across, with broad green leafy vines and blood red sap. Small orange flower sprays. Donut-shaped seeds are called Moon Seeds. Low water, but rich soils.

Tephrocactus turpinii

Opuntia turpinii
Tephrocactus articulatus

Long spineless stems do have small glochids. Upright to 2 feet.

Tillandsia cyanea

Semi-epiphytic, can grow with some soil unlike other Tillandsias. Blue flowers on bright pinik/red paddle shaped spikes.

Trachyandra saltii

Unusual caudiciform with long strappy leaves related to Aloes with narrow 2″ caudex. Small striped starry white flowers similar to Bulbines. Tuberous roots. Native to dry grasslands.

Trichodiadema bulbosum

Irregular caudex; shrubby w/long stems, small green leaves and small pink-purple flowers.

Easy to grow natural bonsai, stems and leaves can be cut back for shape. Lift plant up to expose more swollen roots each time you repot.

Tylecodon buchholzianus

Natural bonsai, dwarf shrub. Occasional ovoid green leaves on tips of brown branches. Tiny pink flowers. Prefers some afternoon shade in the summer.

Tylecodon schaeferianus

Small branched succulent with tubular pink flowers. Underground tuberous roots form a caudex and can be exposed above the soil line as they grow.