Cactus and Succulents - Part Sun

Aloe perfoliata

A. mitriformis

Blue rosettes glow bright pink in full sun. A creeping aloe, it sends out long creeping stems over rocky areas, with large solitary rosettes at the ends.

Aloe perrieri

Rare grass aloe, tapering leaves with small white spots. Red blooms are pendant on a wide-ranging bloom stalk.

Aloe petricola

Medium stemless aloe with 2 ft. rosette. Will grow moderately spiny. From rocky, open grasslands of Northern South Africa. Blooms on very tall racemes start off orange and open to yellow.

Aloe plicatilis

12ft in habitat (5ft. in Bay Area) large thick trunk, broad canopy

Aloe rupestris

Large upright tree aloe with large rosette and huge upright branched bloom sprays in winter covered in orange tubular flowers.

Aloe salm-dyckiana

A. arborescens x ferox hybrid

Can get 8ft. tall; branching inflorescence, red blooms.

Aloe speciosa

Single head tree to 12-15ft.; blue-green red-edged leaves.

Aloe suprafoliata

Large solitary rosettes, Deep scarlet flowers on a silvery bloom stalk.

Aloe variegata

Stemless elongated rosettes to 8″h., dark leaves w/bands of white spots

Aloinopsis schooneesii

Small dense clumps of speckled blue-green leaves sit on large tuberous roots, which can be esposed over time to form an unusual bonsai. Yellow flowers in spring.

Ananas lucidus

Tropical terrestrial bromeliad in the Pineapple family; evergreen to 4’t.

Astroloba foliosa

2″ rosettes grow to 12″h.; pups at base; light-shade, protect from frost

Astrophytum caput-medusae

Digitostigma caput-medusae

Rare, endangered. Short round stem with supersized horn-like spotted green tubercles. Yellow flowers. Grows in shaded spots among scrub plants. Fast grower. Growth season is March thru August. Can lose tubercles if too dry in summer.

Avonia buderiana

Thin papery scales over tiny leaves; 2″l. stems; white flowers; dry, fast-draining soil