Ariocarpus retusus Origin: Mexico Flower: Pale pink to white Description: One of the most popular species in its family, this cactus has grey-green leaves and is known for its attractive flowers. Slow-growing species that can reach about 6 inches tall.
Stapelia flavopurpureaOrigin: NambiaFlower: Greenish starfish shapeDescription: Spreading succulents with long, green stems that turn slightly purple when exposed to full sun. A distinctive feature of this plant are the little, star-shaped flowers that range from bright yellow to green. Flowers
Echinocactus grusonii “Golden Barrel”
Echinocactus grusonii “Golden Barrel”Origin: MexicoFlower: Yellow flowers around the crown of the plant after it reaches about 20 years old.Description: Slow growing, spherical cactus that can over many years grow up to 3 feet tall and about 36 inches wide.
Notocactus ottonisOrigin: BrazilFlower: YellowDescription: A simple, globular cactus that may later produce offsets and later usually forms into a clustering plant. Can grow up to about 5-6 inches tall. Produces beautiful, bright yellow flowers at a young age.Sun: Partial to
Airplants Display & Care
Tillandsias are also called “air plants,” which are native to South America. Tillandsias are epiphytes, which means their root systems attach themselves to trees or rocks. Tillandsias get their nutrients and moisture from the air. Unlike succulents, Tillandsias require no soil to thrive. 3
Sempervivum tectorum “Houseleek”
Sempervivum tectorum “Houseleek”Origin: Swiss AlpsFlower: PinkDescription: Low growing, rosette succulent that can only grows up to about 6 inches tall and can spread up to 20 inches wide. Also known as “Hens n Chickens,” this succulent easily produces offsets that