Low shrubby to 12″
Thin blue-green tubular leaves, branches from base
Subshrub with white oval leaves on short vertical stems. Rot prone – plant in sun with lots of air circulation.
Unusual pastel colored leaves in full sun. Low growing, good for hanging naskets or to trail over a mixed succulent pot. Will root along the ground as it trails.
Grows 1 to 2ft. tall, can spread wide with time. Small white flowers.
Vertical stems to 2ft.; frosted silver leaves; yellow flowers
Wild looking deciduous tree with many branches will get large bloom sprays with yellow daisy flowers on ends of undulating bare branches before new leaves.
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.
Tuberous caudex, large leaves. Cardinal-red tubular blooms
Tuberous caudex to 6″, stems to 12″. One of the few caudexes that can grow from leaf cuttings.
Stapeliad with fragrant 1″ star-shaped yellow flowers. Thick upright stems.
Soft stems to 6″h., generally erect; large hairy burgundy blooms
Soft stems to 12″h., generally erect; carrion blooms, 6″ to 24″
Soft stems to 14″h; large carrion blooms, burgundy with hairs
Soft stems to 3″h; small variable carrion blooms
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.
Tall columnar to 26ft.; branchy with long spines; night blooms
Shrub to 10ft, thick variegated leaves; poison milky-white sap
Medium prickly pear, sprawls to 3ft, long white soft spines
Flat 4″ to 6″ rosettes, slowly clumping;
low-spine, branches to 12″, easily break-off for propagation
Papery-spines w/glochids; 6″
Stunning globular stems stacked up, will break off and roll with few recumbent spines. Ivory white flowers. very arid, can handle extreme desert.
Long spineless stems do have small glochids. Upright to 2 feet.
Usually solitary, stems can get 15″ high x 6″ around. Magenta flowers fade to white towards the center, and then get very dark below.
Small hedgehog cactus, generally solitary. 5″h x 3″ w.