Cactus and Succulents - Part Shade

Stephania venosa

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.

Tillandsia cyanea

Semi-epiphytic, can grow with some soil unlike other Tillandsias. Blue flowers on bright pinik/red paddle shaped spikes.

Trachyandra saltii

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.

Trichodiadema bulbosum

Irregular caudex; shrubby w/long stems, small green leaves and small pink-purple flowers.

Easy to grow natural bonsai, stems and leaves can be cut back for shape. Lift plant up to expose more swollen roots each time you repot.

Tunilla soehrensii

Low growing, stems flattened crescents, long spines. Seeds used for red dye.

Tylecodon buchholzianus

Natural bonsai, dwarf shrub. Occasional ovoid green leaves on tips of brown branches. Tiny pink flowers. Prefers some afternoon shade in the summer.

Yucca elata

Tree to 15’h.; narrow leaves; pendant blooms

Yucca elephantipes

Y. gloriosa

Fast growing tree to 30 ft. with bright green leaves, large white flowers in summer

Yucca glauca

Short trunk eventually to 6ft. h., rosette to 4ft. across; Pale bell shaped blooms.

Yucca “Color Guard”

Y. filamentosa “Color Guard”
Evergreen Succulent

Low growing w/yellow stripe down the center of the leaves, 4ft. tall bloom spikes with creamy white flowers.

Zamioculcas zamiifolia

Herbaceous stems and leaves growing from large underground succulent rhizomes. Known for its air-purifying effects, though poisonous itself.