How To Care For Aptenia Cordifolia

Flowering Aptenia baby sun rose

Aptenia cordifolia (ap-TEE-nee-uh kor-dif-FOLE-ee-uh) is a succulent perennial and member of the Fig-marigold family Aizoaceae along with mid-day flowers and baby toes succulent.  The Aptenia … [Read more]

How To Care For Fishbone Cactus

Blooming Fishbone cactus

Epiphyllum anguliger [dy-soh-KAK-tus, an-GYOO-lih-ger] is a flowering cactus from Mexico, commonly grown for its aromatic flowers and tasty fruit. It is related to the Orchid … [Read more]

Caring For Delosperma Cooperi

Blooms of Delosperma Cooperi a popular variety of Ice Plant

Delosperma cooperi (del-oh-SPUR-muh koo-PER-ee) is a South African native performing well in the United States in USDA hardiness zones 7 and above.  The plant is … [Read more]

Caring For And Growing Aloe Ciliaris

Flowering Aloiampelos Ciliaris (Aloe)

Aloiampelos ciliaris [AL-oh-AM-pel-ohs] [sil-ee-AIR-iss] formerly classified as Aloe ciliaris, is a fast-growing succulent from the Eastern Cape of South Africa.  Aloiampelos ciliaris is commonly called … [Read more]

Growing and Care Of Rainbow Cactus

flowering rainbow cactus

When looking for a hedgehog cactus with beautiful flowers, one of the first choices should be Echinocereus pectinatus (ek-in-oh-SER-ee-us pek-tin-AY-tus).  The scientific name literally translates … [Read more]