Cactus and Succulents - Part Sun

Cycas revoluta

Slow growing with large green fronds. Easy to grow indoor or outdoor. Poisonous if ingested, including people and pets.

Cylindropuntia imbricata

Opuntia imbricata

Shrubby tree cholla found throughout the SW and lower Great Plains.  Can grow to 10ft. tall. Magenta flowers.

Cylindropuntia kleiniae

Grows in the limestone flats of the Chihuahuan desert. Low spine cactus, shrubby, can form woody trunks. Will grow 3 to 4 ft tall, can spread wide.


A genus of 52 orchids from sub-tropical Asia. Great houseplants.

Cyphostemma cirrhosum

Caudiciform with soft leaves along extensive vines. Small yellow flowers. Vines can travel up to 15ft., caudex gets to 12″ across. Can be grown from cuttings.

Cyphostemma elephantopus

Vining caudiciform will form huge 6ft caudex, underground in habitat. Vines can reach 20ft. Keep dry in winter.

Cyrtanthus flavus

Small bulbs in the Amaryllis family. Pendant yellow flowers. Grows in marshes, can be dry when dormant. Heat-tolerant if soil is kept moist.

Delosperma “Jewel of the Desert Ruby”

D. cooperi “Jewel of the Desert Ruby”

2″ flowers with radial orange and ruby colors around a ring of white with yellow centers. Low, groundcover. Sparkling, jeweled leaves.

Delosperma cooperi

Dwarf Iceplant. 2″ pink flowers. Under 4″ tall, will spill over rocks and is good for hanging baskets.


A huge genus of epiphytic orchids from Asia and the Pacific Islands.