Thick round leaves on long trailing stems. Rot-prone, keep dry.
Thick round variegated leaves on long trailing stems. Rot-prone, keep dry.
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.
Curious spiny shrub, with enlarged Pachycaul base.
Tuberous caudex, large leaves. Cardinal-red tubular blooms
Tuberous caudex to 6″, stems to 12″. One of the few caudexes that can grow from leaf cuttings.
Stapeliad with fragrant 1″ star-shaped yellow flowers. Thick upright stems.
Soft stems to 6″h., generally erect; large hairy burgundy blooms
Large hairy reddish carrion flowers, to 12″ across.
Soft stems to 12″h., generally erect; carrion blooms, 6″ to 24″
Soft stems to 14″h; large carrion blooms, burgundy with hairs
Soft stems to 3″h; small variable carrion blooms
Deciduous; variable caudex to 12″, vining to 30ft.
Water well when leafed out.
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.
Shrub to 10ft, thick variegated leaves; poison milky-white sap
Flat 4″ to 6″ rosettes, slowly clumping;
Long spineless stems do have small glochids. Upright to 2 feet.
Semi-epiphytic, can grow with some soil unlike other Tillandsias. Blue flowers on bright pinik/red paddle shaped spikes.
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.
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.
Shrubby stems with bristly tips. White flowers in summer.
Natural bonsai, dwarf shrub. Occasional ovoid green leaves on tips of brown branches. Tiny pink flowers. Prefers some afternoon shade in the summer.
Small branched succulent with tubular pink flowers. Underground tuberous roots form a caudex and can be exposed above the soil line as they grow.
Shrubby deciduous caudiciform to 20″; poisonous.
Shrubby caudex, branched to 10ft., large soft leaves;
golden trumpet flowers w/purple throat
Shrub to 7’t., irregular caudex; fast growing with water/root run
Large winter-growing bulb with 6ft. bloom stalks, white flowers. Grows in open spaces with shallow rocky and sandy coastal soils. Flowers late summer, leaves throughout the winter.
2ft. upright spreading vase.
Bromeliad to 5ft.; multiple offsets, long-lived bloomstalk.
Rare caudiciform stapeliad; dry and warm in winter. Can grow to 10″ tall. We grow them with weekly water during the hot part of the year and monthly or less in the winter.