Cactus and Succulents - Part Shade

Aloe peglerae

18″ across. Cold hardy w/very fast draining soil. Open in Shade, closed rosette in full sun. Stemless, spiny.

Aloe perrieri

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

Aloe reitzii

Single large stemless rosette, bluish; long tubular pink flowers point downwards

Aloe rudikoppe

(Aloe “Rooikappie”)

2 to 3 foot stemless rosette. Blooms in winter with densely flowered compact spray of orange tubular blooms. Will form small clumps.

Aloe saponaria hybrid

Aggressive low pupper, shade tolerant, burgundy/brown teeth and leaf edges in full sun.

Aloe striata

Large clumping rosettes, shade tolerant, brighter in sun

Aloe striata hybrid

A. striata x maculata

Large clumping rosettes, green spotted leaves, red-edged in sun

Aloe striatula

Aloiampelos striatula

Shrubby, scrubby aloe with stalks to 6′, branching from the ground

 

Aloe succotrina

Great shaped spinning thin-leafed rosettes, medium, some shade

Aloe tenuior

Aloiampelos tenuior

Shrubby aloe with stalks to 6′, branching profusely from the ground

 

Aloe variegata

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

Aloe zanzibarica

A. zanzibarica squarrosa, A. “Zanzibar”, A. juvenna

Small diameter, tall rosettes clumped close. Lime green with marginal teeth. Orange-red blooms. Great in rock gardens, can form trailing stems.

Aloinopsis rosulata

Small, jewel-like mesemb with the smoothest leaves of the Titanopsis group of the Ruschieae tribe of the Iceplants (Aizoaceae). Winter growing. Yellow flowers with red-striped petals. Will grow a thickened taproot. Prefers very rocky soils.

Aloinopsis setifera

Small, jewel-like mesemb with angular bumpy leaves. Yellow flowers in winter. Leaves turn purplish in full sun.

Anacampseros rufescens

Tiny green leaves, stems to 4″l; tiny caudex, small hairs. Pink flowers require heat above 80F to open.

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

Astroloba herrei

2″ rosettes grow to 12″-18″h.; pups at base; shade tolerant

Austrocylindropuntia subulata

Opuntia subulata

Andean tree cholla gets 12 feet tall in habitat but can reach 25 feet in Bay Area, tubular leaves, long spines. Creates a very effective living fence. The fruit often drop and root in place.

Begonia dregei

Easy to grow natural bonsai with small succulent caudex.