Cactus and Succulents - Part Shade

Hoya nummularioides

Flowers are small and very fragrant. Easy to grow, indoor or in a protected spot like a covered porch, but cannot handle a freeze.

Hoya obscura

Fast growing vines to 8ft, medium-sized darker-green leaves, small fragrant pink flowers with yellow centers.

Huernia kennedyana

Small clumps of short, stout, globose stems. Attractive 1″ striped yellow flowers.

Huernia primulina

Stapeliad with simple, plain star-shaped flowers. toothy stems stay low.

Huernia striata

Small compact plant with branches; likes it hot; attractive 3″ striped flowers

Huernia zebrina

Clumps of 6″ stems, erect or recumbent; spotted and striped cream-colored carrion flowers with red centers


Hybrid epiphytic jungle cacti cultivated and grown for the delicious fruit. Aggressive climbers that can encircle a host tree. Large night-blooming flowers.

Hylocereus “Kip’s Red”

H. costaricensis “Kip’s Red”

Vibrant edible red fruit with dense pink flesh. Climbing cactus with fragrant night-blooming white flowers Spring through Fall.

Ibervillea lindheimeri

Large white caudex, annual vines, dormant in winter. Vines have long tendrils, small yellow flowers and red berries.

Jatropha capensis

Shrubby with a trunk-like caudex, to 4ft tall. 3-lobed leaves. Yellow flowers. Deciduous in winter.

Jensenobotrya lossowiana

Round-leafed Mesemb. White-pink flowers. Forms long draping woody branches with succulent leaves. Mist the leaves occasionally through the growing season. Grows in very rocky soils.

Kalanchoe daigremontiana

Bryophyllum daigremontianum

Plantlets form by the dozens on the leaf edges and fall and root easily. Orange flowers.