Thick round leaves on long trailing stems. Rot-prone, keep dry.
Thick round variegated leaves on long trailing stems. Rot-prone, keep dry.
S. repens, Kleinia repens
Thick blue tubular leaves, branches from base. Will spread quickly along the ground. Small white puffball compound flowers. Asteraceae, Daisy Family.
Curious spiny shrub, with enlarged Pachycaul base.
Large hairy reddish carrion flowers, to 12″ across.
S. crispatus “Palmillas”
Small cactus with wavy ribs.
4″ solitary barrel, undulating ribs, variable spines
Tree-like, many branched to 15ft. White flowers, edible fruit.
Tree-like, branched to 25ft, 8″strems. Red flowers, red fruit.
Deciduous; variable caudex to 12″, vining to 30ft.
Water well when leafed out.
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.
Pairs of elongate leaves; yellow flowers
Shrub to 10ft, thick variegated leaves; poison milky-white sap
Medium prickly pear, sprawls to 3ft, long white soft spines
Small hedgehog cactus, generally solitary. 5″h x 3″ w.
Semi-epiphytic, can grow with some soil unlike other Tillandsias. Blue flowers on bright pinik/red paddle shaped spikes.
Small clumper forms dense mats of thick open leaves. Winter-growing, keep dry in summer. Grows in limestone strewn areas.
Small clumps of tubercle topped leaves, winter-growing, dry in summer
Small clumps with broad saucer-shaped warty leaves
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.
Wavy leaves grow wider each year. Summer dormant. More photos here.
We are no longer growing this plant.
Tuberous roots with short stems; green leaves to 1″l. with white bristles
Natural bonsai, dwarf shrub. Occasional ovoid green leaves on tips of brown branches. Tiny pink flowers. Prefers some afternoon shade in the summer.
Small branched succulent with tubular pink flowers. Underground tuberous roots form a caudex and can be exposed above the soil line as they grow.
Shrubby deciduous caudiciform to 20″; poisonous.
Shrubby caudex, branched to 10ft., large soft leaves;
golden trumpet flowers w/purple throat
Shrub to 7’t., irregular caudex; fast growing with water/root run
Winter-growing bulb to 18″, pink flowers winter/spring
Epiphytic or in ground – can reach 6ft. when mature!
Thick round leaves on a vining succulent. Leaves will die back in drought conditions. Indoor in winter. Prefers heat.