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Adenium swazicum

Caudex base with long stems, bonsai style, flowers when young. Dwarf, shrubby.

Adiantum capillus-veneris

Evergreen Fern

Graceful black-stemmed fern. Bright shade preferred. Drought tolerant in cool coastal gardens. Deer-proof.

Adiantum hispidulum

Evergreen Fern

Low clumping form with graceful arching foliage. Bright shade preferred. Drought tolerant in cool coastal gardens. Deer-proof.

Adiantum x tracyi

Evergreen Fern

Naturally occuring California hybrid fern. Bright shade preferred. Drought tolerant in cool coastal gardens. Deer-proof.

Adromischus filicaulis

Slow growing, spotted grey-green leaves. Rot prone. Make sure you have very fast draining soil.

Adromischus marianae fa. herrei

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.

Aeonium “Ballerina”

Red-tipped leaves in sunny locations, green in shade, with multiple 8″ rosettes forming a low mound. Great as a ground cover. Yellow flowers in early spring.

Aeonium “Berry Nice”

A. decorum “Berry Nice”

Forms full mounds of 4″ rosettes. Colorful leaves with red edges and central stripe.

Aeonium “Blushing Beauty”

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 “Carol”

Aeonium canariense hybrid, discovered in Santa Barbara. 2 to 3 ft. tall. Broad 18″ rosettes.

Aeonium “Cyclops”

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.

Aeonium “Emerald Ice”

Soft green leaves with creamy white margins, flattened rosettes to 8″d. Winter grower, bottom leaves may blush pink in spring before dropping off for summer.

Aeonium “Fiesta”

Dense clumps of brightly colored variegated green, yellow, and red rosettes with a blush color spreading along the edges with more sun. Yellow flowers.

Aeonium “Greyhound”

Very green leaves, medium rosettes are larger in winter. Shrubby, gets quite branched, to 3ft. tall. Soft leaves, almost fuzzy. Rosettes will be a bit cupped in summer.

Aeonium “Jolly Green”

Low growing staying under 1 foot tall with each stem ending in tight 8 to 10 inch wide green rosettes. The summer flowers are pale greenish yellow.

Name seems to be used for a variety of low-growing green Aeoniums, with narrow or rounded leaves.

Shade-tolerant

Aeonium “Kiwi Verde”

A. haworthii hybrid

Small rosettes, shrubby to 2ft. Green leaves with a bit of red on the edges.

Aeonium “Kiwi”

A. haworthii hybrid

Small rosettes, shrubby to 2ft, with variable green, pink, and yellow leaves.