This unusual Oxalis has twisting vertical branches that are leafless most of the year. In winter the stems are covered in tiny succulent leaves and tons of bright yellow flowers.
Succulent species with swollen petioles to 3ft. tall
Winter growing bulb with light pink flowers. Amazing palmate leaves. Will go dormant in the summer heat.
O. spiralis ssp. vulcanicola
Small semi-succulent species with small clumps of reddish leaves
Thick leaves, short stems.
2″ globose leaves, short stems, red flowers
Thick leaves, tight clumps, dark-red hue.
Thick leaves, tight clumps, purplish hue.
Generally solitary, 3″ high x 5″ across. Brownish spines fade to grey-white. Flowers vary from pale pink to yellow.
20-24 ribs. Distinctive white aureoles. Variable reddish flowers. Generally solitary 2-3″, slightly vertical globose.
Distinct long spines with dark tips. Cylindrical stems can get to 16″ tall, 6″ across. Can branch basally, often forming moderate clumps. Yellow flowers. Listed as a Threatened Species.
Deciduous stems to 3’h.; leaves large in shade, tiny in sun.
Euphorbia tithymaloides “Nana”
Small shrubby, deciduous, stems to 12″
Euphorbia tithymaloides “Variegata”
Shrubby, deciduous, stems to 6ft.; green and white leaves w/some pink
Caudiciform, low to the ground, with small red and white flowers. Dry caudex will sprout new leaves quickly with water.
Caudex-forming perennial shrub to 2ft., bushy green leaves.
Windowed leaf edges. Small shrubs to 10″ tall, bright green, compact. Good air-circulation.
Semi-epyphitic mounds of green rosettes; keep warm/humid
Sprawling succulent will trail or hang down, new branches have upright clusters of leaves. Can hang over 3ft long. Groundcover under 1ft. Hardy to 30F, protect from frost.
Unusual round-leafed succulent peperomia, long vines.
Vining succulent with small round thickened leaves, green with white veining. Upright red bloom stalks.
Climbing woody vines to 30ft. White rose-like flowers.
Very showy rosy flowers. Primitive cactus, non-succulent, with long spines and lots of deciduous green leaves. Grows readily in tropical climates. Shrub 3 to 4 feet.
Tree to 30ft. elliptical leaves and long thin spines, yellow/orange flowers. Mist in summer.
Small shrub cactus w/true leaves, long thin spines; mist in summer.
Asian epiphytic shade orchids, over 60 species.
Round-leafed plant, many leaves off each stem. Can be grown from divisions.
P. bifurcatum “Netherlands”
Epiphytic fern. Compact cultivar. Grown on weathered slabs of bark, these fascinating ferns are semi-hardy outdoor in the Bay Area in a shady spot, or indoor in a moist location. Keep more dry in winter, under an eave or indoor.
Epiphytic fern w/fronds to 12″. Grown on weathered slabs of bark, these fascinating ferns are semi-hardy outdoor in the Bay Area in a shady spot, or indoor in a moist location. Keep more dry in winter, under an eave or indoor.
Epiphytic fern. Grown on weathered slabs of bark, these fascinating ferns are semi-hardy outdoor in the Bay Area in a shady spot, or indoor in a moist location. Keep more dry in winter, under an eave or indoor.