Cactus and Succulents - Part Shade

Sedum oaxacanum

Lush, thick springy groundcover of tiny thick-leafed rosettes

Sedum palmeri

Trailing stonecrop, grows 6-8″ tall. Yellow flowers.

Sempervivum

Small to medium-sized alpine succulents. Cold hardy, but generally do not like heat.

Senecio peregrinus

Fascinating little diving dolphin-shaped thick ovoid leaves leaping all over the long trailing stems. Rot-prone, keep dry. Bluish hue with more sun.

Sinningia tubiflora

Tuberous caudex to 6″, stems to 12″. One of the few caudexes that can grow from leaf cuttings.

Stephania venosa

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.

Tillandsia cyanea

Semi-epiphytic, can grow with some soil unlike other Tillandsias. Blue flowers on bright pinik/red paddle shaped spikes.

Trachyandra saltii

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.

Trichodiadema bulbosum

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.

Tunilla soehrensii

Low growing, stems flattened crescents, long spines. Seeds used for red dye.

Tylecodon buchholzianus

Natural bonsai, dwarf shrub. Occasional ovoid green leaves on tips of brown branches. Tiny pink flowers. Prefers some afternoon shade in the summer.