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7 years ago

Agave parrasana

Family Agavaceae

Genus Agave

Species parrasana

Variety Common Name Confederate Rose

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom USDA Zone ZONE 9

Exposure Bright Light/Sun

More about Agave parrasana
Agave parrasana is a small Agave that forms very rosette stems with deep blue leaves margined with reddish teeth. Offsets freely to form clusters. Excellent for dish gardens, in rock gardens and as patio or atrium plants. Can be planted in the landscape as well. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Bright light to morning sun. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Cold tolerant but best to provide frost protection to prevent scarring to plant.

7 years ago

Agave guadalajarana

Family Agavaceae

Genus Agave

Species guadalajarana

Variety Common Name Agave guadalajarana

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom USDA Zone ZONE 9

Exposure Bright Light/Sun

More about Agave guadalajarana
Agave guadalajarana, native to Jalisco, Mexico, forms rosettes of leaves to 12" in length with jagged marginal teeth. Leaves interestingly display prominent imprints from unfurled leaves. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Bright light to full sun. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Protect from frost.

7 years ago

Agave attenuata Family Agavaceae

Genus Agave

Species attenuata

Variety variegata

Common Name Agave attenuata

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom USDA Zone ZONE 9

Exposure Filtered Light

More about Agave attenuata
Agave attenuata, from Jalisco, Mexico, forms large, loose rosettes of broad milky green lanceolate (sword-shaped) leaves. Long, gracefully arching inflorescence of yellowish small flowers. This is a rare variegated form, with golden striations along the length of the leaves. Often entire leaves are yellow; sometimes even portions of the plant are golden yellow. Very attractive as landscape plant or as patio plant. Requires porous soil with adequate drainage. Bright light to full morning sun. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Protect from frost.

7 years ago

Agave attenuata Family Agavaceae

Genus Agave

Species attenuata

Variety Common Name Dragon Tree Agave

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom USDA Zone ZONE 9

Exposure Bright Light/Sun


More about Agave attenuata
Agave attenuata, from Jalisco, Mexico, forms large, loose rosettes of broad milky green lanceolate (sword-shaped) leaves. Long, gracefully arching inflorescence of yellowish small flowers. A form known as 'Huntington Blue' has powder blue leaves. Also occurs in beautiful variegated form. Variegate forms vary widely; some have striated yellow and pale green leaves, while others often have several complete leaves pure yellow. Very popular as landscape plant or as patio plant. Requires porous soil with adequate drainage. Bright light to full morning sun. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Protect from frost.

7 years ago

Agave angustifolia

Family Agavaceae

Genus Agave

Species angustifolia

Variety Marginata

Common Name Variegated Carribean Agave

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom USDA Zone ZONE 9

Exposure Bright Light/Sun



More about Agave angustifolia
Agave angustifolia 'Marginata' is beautiful variegated cultivar of Agave angustifolia (native to Mexico and West Indies). Forms very geometric rosette to over 3' in diameter and and height. Long, stiff lanceolate bluish leaves with stark white margins. Excellent in landscapes where a strong architectural form is desired. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Bright light to full sun. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Protect from frost to prevent possible scarring but this plant is very cold tolerant.
7 years ago

Agave americana

Family Agavaceae

Genus Agave

Species americana

Variety medio-picta alba

Common Name Variegated Century Plant

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom USDA Zone ZONE 9

Exposure Bright Light/Sun

More about Agave americana
Agave american v. medio-picta alba is a smaller, variegated form of the large, sprawling Agaves sometimes seen in the landscape that are commonly known as "Century Plants". This is a smaller form, forming a rosette to 3' or more in diameter and height, with laxly recurved grayish leaves with a silvery midstripe.Very showy landscape or patio plant. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Bright light to full sun. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Cold tolerant, but best to provide frost protection to prevent possible damage to plant

7 years ago
Aeonium Zwartkin'

Family Crassulaceae

Genus Aeonium

Species Zwartkin'

Variety Common Name Aeonium Zwartkin'

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom Winter/Spring

USDA Zone ZONE 10

Exposure Bright Light/Sun



More about Aeonium Zwartkin'
Aeonium 'Zwartkin' is a Jack Catlin hybrid involving Aeonium arboreum atropurpureum 'Zwartkop' and Aeonium tabulaeforme. This plant is a sibling to Aeonium 'Garnet'. Aeonium 'Zwartkin' resembles the compact, low rosette form of Aeonium tabulaeforme ("Platter Plant"), but has the deep, rich ebony color of Aeonium 'Zwartkop' ("Black Rose"). Excellent on the patio, in landscapes or borders or as an accent plant in rock gardens. Bright light to full sun with ample airflow. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. As Aeoniums are summer dormant, it is preferable to provide cool, shady conditions during the hottest summer months. Protect from frost.
7 years ago

Aeonium Voodoo'

Family Crassulaceae

Genus Aeonium

Species Voodoo'

Variety Common Name Aeonium Voodoo'

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom Winter/Spring

USDA Zone ZONE 10

Exposure Bright Light/Sun


More about Aeonium Voodoo'
Aeonium 'Voodoo', a Jack Catlin hybrid, is a sibling of Aeonium 'Cyclops'. The plants used to create both hybrids are Aeonium undulatum and Aeonium arboreum atropurpureum 'Zwartkop'. 'Voodoo', smaller than 'Cyclops', forms rosettes of shiny dark burgundy with a contrasting green "eye". Bright light to full sun with ample airflow. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. As Aeoniums are summer dormant, it is preferable to provide cool, shady conditions during the hottest summer months. Protect from frost.

8 years ago

Aeonium urbicum

Family Crassulaceae

Genus Aeonium

Species urbicum

Variety Common Name Dinner Plate

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom Winter/Spring

USDA Zone ZONE 10

Exposure Bright Light/Sun

More about Aeonium urbicum
Aeonium urbicum forms unbranched rosettes with 12" diameters atop stems to 3' in height. Rosettes are geometric with bright green, broad, flattened leave that are somewhat wavy, usually incurving toward the center of the rosette. Leaves have ciliate margins and often blush reddish in strong light. Native to Canary Islands. Excellent for landscapes. Yellow star-shaped flowers in clusters in late winter and early spring. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Bright light to full sun with ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Summer dormant; preferable to provide cool shade during dormancy. Protect from frost.

8 years ago

Aeonium torulosum

Family Crassulaceae

Genus Aeonium

Species torulosum

Variety variegata

Common Name Aeonium torulosum

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom Winter/Spring

USDA Zone ZONE 10

Exposure Filtered Light

More about Aeonium torulosum
Aeonium torulosum variegata forms small subshrubs with rosettes of fleshy, short, spatulate leaves that are frosty bluish-green with some pale yellow striations. Curiously, sometimes entire portions of rosettes are pale yellow. Pale yellow star-shaped flowers during spring. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Bright light to full sun with ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Summer dormant; preferable to provide cool shade during dormancy. Protect from frost.

8 years ago

Aeonium tabulaeforme

Family Crassulaceae

Genus Aeonium

Species tabulaeforme

Variety cristata

Common Name Crested Aeonium

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom Foliage

USDA Zone ZONE 10

Exposure Filtered Light

More about Aeonium tabulaeforme
Aeonium tabulaeforme is a Canary Island Aeonium that grows nearly flattened to the ground in a round whorl of many lime green ciliate leaves (edged in soft hairs). In habitat, these plants look like flying saucers scattered all around the terrain. Can grow to nearly 20" in diameter. Thiis is a cristate form that produces fan-shaped growth, rather than the "flying saucers". Rather than the leaves growing from one central apical meristem (growing tip), the apical meristem has "gone crazy", growing laterally in a fan shape and leaves are produced all along this fan-shape. Cristate forms generally occur when injury occurs to the plant at a young age (this damage can be due to insects eating the growing tip, or from many other causes, including a genetic predisposition). In reaction to the "injury", the cells at the tip of the branch where growth occurs begin to multiply at a much faster rate and the normal growing tip "goes crazy", creating fantastic whorls and fans. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Filtered light and ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. As Aeoniums are summer dormant it is preferable to provide cool shade during dormancy. Protect from frost.

8 years ago

Aeonium sedifolium

Family Crassulaceae

Genus Aeonium

Species sedifolium

Variety Common Name Aeonium sedifolium

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom Winter/Spring

USDA Zone ZONE 10

Exposure Filtered Light

More about Aeonium sedifolium
Aeonium sedifolium, native to the Canary Islands, forms tiny rosettes with plump, shiny, sticky lime green leaves that are streaked in red. In time, this diminutive succulent forms a compact rounded clump to several inches in height. Used as a natural bonsai subject. The name sedifolium refers to the plump leaves that are similar to those of Sedums. Bright yellow star-shaped flowers in the spring. Prefers warmer temperatures in the winter. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Filtered light and ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Summer dormant; preferable to provide cool shade during dormancy. Protect from frost.

8 years ago

Aeonium pseudotabulaeforme

Family Crassulaceae

Genus Aeonium

Species pseudotabulaeforme

Variety Common Name Saucer Plant

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom Winter/Spring

USDA Zone ZONE 10

Exposure Filtered Light

More about Aeonium pseudotabulaeforme
Aeonium pseudotabulaeforme forms rosettes of broad, waxy green leaves with ciliate margins. Rosettes sit atop very short stems, appearing nearly stemless and usually at opposing angles. Yellow star-shaped flowers in clusters. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Filtered light and ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Summer dormant; preferable to provide cool shade during dormancy. Protect from frost.

8 years ago

Aeonium nobile

Family Crassulaceae

Genus Aeonium

Species nobile

Variety Common Name Aeonium nobile

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom Winter/Spring

USDA Zone ZONE 10

Exposure Bright Light/Sun

More about Aeonium nobile
Aeonium nobile, native to the Canary Islands, is considered to be the largest of all Aeoniums. Forms rosettes to 12" or more in diameter with fleshy, broad, somewhat triangular leaves. Leaves blush reddish in bright light. Inflorescence is somewhat flattened and wider towards top, often to several feet in diameter. Hundreds of star-shaped red flowers (very unusual for Aeonium as flowers are usually yellow or cream in color) comprise long-lasting inflorescence. Excellent in landscape. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Bright light to full sun with ample airlfow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Summer dormant. Protect from frost.

8 years ago

Aeonium Plum Purdy'

Family Crassulaceae

Genus Aeonium

Species Plum Purdy'

Variety Common Name Aeonium Plum Purdy'

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom Winter/Spring

USDA Zone ZONE 10

Exposure Bright Light/Sun

More about Aeonium Plum Purdy'
Aeonium 'Plum Purdy is a hybrid produced by Jack Catlin. Parents were Aeonium arboreum atropurpureum 'Zwartkop' and Aeonium canariense. Clustering stems with rosettes of glossy, rich plum color. Leaves are flattened, very glossy and sword-shaped with ciliate margins. Yellow star-shaped flowers appear late winter and spring on cone-shaped spikes. Great as patio plant or for landscapes. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Filtered light and ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Summer dormant; preferable to provide cool shade during dormancy. Protect from frost.

8 years ago

Aeonium lindleyii

Family Crassulaceae

Genus Aeonium

Species lindleyii

Variety Common Name Velour Plant

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom Winter/Spring

USDA Zone ZONE 10

Exposure Filtered Light

More about Aeonium lindleyii
Aeonium lindleyi, native to the Canary Islands, is a small shrubby succulent that branches freely. Rosettes of small, sticky green leaves covered with whitish hairs sit atop the branches. Small yellow star-shaped flowers in clusters. Many consider the sap to be beneficial in the first aid for irritations caused by the burning of Euphorbia sap, but this has not been verified by the scientific community. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Filtered light and ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Summer dormant; preferable to provide cool shade during dormancy. Protect from frost.

8 years ago
Aeonium Kiwi'

Family Crassulaceae

Genus Aeonium

Species Kiwi'

Common Name Aeonium Kiwi'

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom Winter/Spring

USDA Zone ZONE 10

Exposure Filtered Light


More about Aeonium Kiwi'
Aeonium species 'Kiwi' is a small branching variegated shrub with pointed ovate leaves in a star-shape. Leaves have ciliate margins, and are pale yellow with ciliate margins with green mistripes and rose edges in drought or cool weather. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Filtered light and ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Summer dormant; preferable to provide cool shade during dormancy. Protect from frost.

8 years ago

Aeonium Garnet'

Family Crassulaceae

Genus Aeonium

Species Garnet'

Variety Common Name Aeonium Garnet'

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom Winter/Spring

USDA Zone ZONE 10

Exposure Bright Light/Sun

More about Aeonium Garnet'
Aeonium 'Garnet' is a Jack Catlin hybrid involving Aeonium arboreum atropurpureum 'Zwartkop' and Aeonium tabulaeforme. This plant is a sibling to Aeonium 'Zwartkin'. Aeonium 'Garnet' resembles the compact, low rosette form of Aeonium tabulaeforme ("Platter Plant"), but is a rich garnet color, unlike the dark ebony color of Aeonium arboreum atropurpureum 'Zwartkop' ("Black Rose"). Excellent as a patio plant, in landscapes or borders or as an accent plant in rock gardens. Bright light to full sun with ample airflow. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. As Aeoniums are summer dormant, it is preferable to provide cool, shady conditions during the hottest summer months. Protect from frost.

8 years ago

Aeonium domesticum

Family Crassulaceae

Genus Aeonium

Species domesticum

Variety variegata

Common Name Aeonium domesticum

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom Winter/Spring

USDA Zone ZONE 10

Exposure Filtered Light

More about Aeonium domesticum
Aeonium domesticum variegata, native to the Canary Islands, was previously classified as Aichryson. The genus Aichryson is considered intermediate between the genera Sedum and Sempervivum. Known as "Youth & Old Age". Freely branching rosettes of rounded emerald green leaves with white ciliate margins. Yellow star-shaped flowers in clusters. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Filtered light and ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Summer dormant; preferable to provide cool shade during dormancy. Protect from frost.

8 years ago

Aeonium Cyclops'

Family Crassulaceae

Genus Aeonium

Species Cyclops'

Variety Common Name Aeonium Cyclops'

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom Winter/Spring

USDA Zone ZONE 10

Exposure Bright Light/Sun

More about Aeonium Cyclops'
Aeonium 'Cyclops', another Jack Catlin hybrid, is a sibling to Aeonium 'Voodoo'. The parents are Aeonium undulatum and Aeonium arboreum atropurpureum 'Zwartkop'. The rosettes are to 12" in diameter and glossy dark bronzed burgundy with an electric green "eye". Excellent for landscaping or as a patio plants. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Filtered light and ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Summer dormant; preferable to provide cool shade during dormancy. Protect from frost.

8 years ago
Very nice Shirley!
Cactus Succulents
8 years ago
Succulants and cactiI have some of those, Thanks for the presentation!!!
8 years ago

Adromischus tricolor

Family Crassulaceae

Genus Adromischus

Species tricolor

Variety Common Name Adromischus tricolor

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom Spring

USDA Zone ZONE 10

Exposure Filtered Light

More about Adromischus tricolor-
Adromischus tricolor, native to South Africa, forms small clusters of silvery green spindle-shaped leaves richly speckled with burgundy. Reddish flowers. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Bright light with ample airlfow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Protect from frost.

8 years ago

Adromischus rotundifolius

Family Crassulaceae

Genus Adromischus

Species rotundifolius

Variety Common Name Adromischus rotundifolius

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom Spring

USDA Zone ZONE 10

Exposure Filtered Light

More about Adromischus rotundifolius-
Adromischus rotundifolius, native to South Africa, forms small clusters of apple green, fleshy rounded leaves. Leaves are nearly devoid of dark spots that are common on some Adromischus. Flowers are pinkish green. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Bright, filtered light with ample airlfow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Protect from frost.

8 years ago

Adromischus mammillaris

Family Crassulaceae

Genus Adromischus

Species mammillaris

Variety Common Name Adromischus mammillaris

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom Spring

USDA Zone ZONE 10

Exposure Filtered Light

More about Adromischus mammillaris-
Adromischus mammillaris, native to South Africa, forms a somewhat upright shrublet with alternating chubby, cylindrical bluish-green leaves. Small white flowers with reddish-brown markings are borne on tall spikes. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Bright, filtered light and ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Protect from frost

8 years ago

Adromischus maculatus

Family Crassulaceae

Genus Adromischus

Species maculatus

Variety Common Name Calico Hearts

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom Spring

USDA Zone ZONE 10

Exposure Filtered Light

More about Adromischus maculatus-
Adromischus maculatus, native to South Africa, is a small mat-forming plant with oval to heart-shaped flattened leaves in opposing stacks. Leaves are gray green with large bright burgundy mottling. Very attractive. White tubular flowers tipped with reddish speckles. Requires porous soil with extra drainage. In native habitat grows in rocky quartz fields. Bright, filtered light for best color. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Protect from frost.

8 years ago

Adromischus cristatus

Family Crassulaceae

Genus Adromischus

Species cristatus

Variety Common Name Key Lime Pie

Min. Temp To 32F

Bloom Spring

USDA Zone ZONE 10

Exposure Filtered Light

More about Adromischus cristatus-
Adromischus cristatus is from Cape Province, South Africa. This attractive plant forms a loose rosette of fuzzy plump leaves, with the tip of each leaf being very undulating and crinkly. Flowers are tubular, whitish with some reddish markings. Plant in porous soil with extra drainage. Bright light with ample airflow. Excellent for brightly lit atrium or windowsill. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Protect from frost.

8 years ago

Acanthorhipsalis monacantha

Family Cactaceae

Genus Acanthorhipsalis

Species monacantha

Variety Common Name Acanthorhipsalis monacantha

Min. Temp To 40F

Bloom Spring

USDA Zone ZONE 10

Exposure Filtered Light

More about Acanthorhipsalis monacantha-
Acanthorhipsalis monacantha is an epiphytic cactus of the Rhipsalis family with flattened or 3-angled waxy green stems that become pendant with age. Acanthorhipsalis monacantha has springtime flowers that are a bright, golden orange, unusual for Rhipsalis, which usually have light or ivory flowers. This plant, as with all Rhipsalis, prefers filtered light and slightly more humidity than other cacti. Soil should be largely composed of organic material, such as peat or sphagnum moss. Water thoroughly when top of soil is dry to the touch. Prefers days that are 70 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Prefers nighttime temperatures no cooler than 50 degrees Fahrenheit, especially in winter. Protect from frost.

Cactus-Succulents
8 years ago
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Acanthocalycium violaceum

Family Cactaceae

Genus Acanthocalycium

Species violaceum

Variety Common Name Acanthocalycium violaceum

Min. Temp To 25 F

Bloom Spring/Summer

USDA Zone ZONE 9

Exposure Bright Light/Sun

More about Acanthocalycium violaceum
Acanthocalycium violaceum, native to Argentina, is a globular cactus with many ribs and dense honey-colored spines. Usually solitary, can grow to 10" in height and 5" in diameter. Beautiful lilac flowers to 3" in diameter during late spring and summer. Closely related to Lobivias. Requires porous cactus soil and good airflow. Bright light to full sun. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Quite cold tolerant, but best to give frost protection to prevent scarring.