Short towers of folded leaves, branching from the base.
C. marnieriana “Jade Necklace”
Slender stems to 4″t tightly packed with small thick leaves
Small squarish stems to 12″; long draping bloom stalks
C. falcata x C. mesembryanthemopsis with possible x C. ausiensis, x C. tecta
Small hybrid with pink flowers, lays low to the ground.
C. perforata “Pagoda”
2ft w/variegated leaves crowned with small white flowers
C. capitella “Shark’s Tooth”
Branchy to 1ft. tall with triangular green leaves get soft red in full sun.
Thick-leaved cultivar to 12″ with pink flower sprays in late winter/early spring.
C. ovata “Sunset”
Shrubby, easy to grow. Green and yellow variegated leaves with bright pink edges. Protect from frost.
C. rupestris “Tom Thumb”
C. rupestris ssp. marnieriana x C. rupestris ssp. rupestris
Mini-shrub to 4″ with tiny thick leaves, white flower sprays.
Dense, clumping rosettes, to 4″ across; white flowers w/yellow stamens
Small, shrubby, will get 12″ tall and will spread a few feet wide if given well-drained soils and a little room to grow. Will also grow in rock gardens and can be contained in fairly small areas. Tiny green leaves get silvery in full sun. Covered in small bright white flowers in mid to late summer. From Cape Province, South Africa.
Mat-forming, branching from base. Bright red in sun
Small propeller-like grey leaves with red tips in full sun. Shrubby to 18″.
Miniature square-shaped vertical stems to 6″
Mini-shrub to 4″ w/tiny thick leaves, white flower sprays
6″ towers of tightly stacked triangular leaves. Red tips in full sun.
Dense branches of tightly packed triangular leaves forming short pagoda-like groups. Turns red in full sun.
Spreading groundcover to 10″, Large leaves red in sun; yellow flowers
Grows low, trailing. Small white flowers in winter.
Slender stems to 10″t packed with tiny leaves. Fast-spreading mounds.
Small squarish stems to 6″
C. pellucida v. marginalis
Cascading groundcover, more water in spring/summer
C. pellucida ssp. marginalis “Variegata”
Low growing colorful succulent with lots of white-pink flowers in summer. Great for rock gardens and hanging baskets.
Small, mesemb-like clumps with taproot; lacy white flowers
Shrubby with small red flowers on elongate clusters
Grass-like slender stems to 10″t packed with tiny leaves
Grass-like slender stems to 10″t packed with tiny variegated leaves
Small mounds, tightly packed with low growing thick rounded leaves, red in sun
Spreading mounds of low growing green leaves, red in sun
Thick green-grey propeller-like leaves.