The Kalanchoe beharensis, [kal-un-KOH-ee] [be-HAIR-en-sis], is a slow-growing succulent type. The “beharensis” part references the plant’s native region of Behara in South Madagascar. Kalanchoe Beharensis Plant Facts Origin: Madagascar Family: Crassulaceae
Echeveria Neon Breakers (ech-eh-VER-ee-a nee-AHN BRAY-curs) are excellent houseplants. These brilliantly colored, easily grown perennial succulents are also a good choice for many garden settings. You may also hear this
Haworthias, often dubbed as “polka-dotted” or “zebra” plants, are dainty succulent houseplants that are well-loved for their exotic, aloe vera-like appearance and soft, fleshy leaves. They resemble an aloe plant in
The Aloe Blue Elf is a hybrid with compact growth habit. These plants can withstand heat, neglect, and drought with relative ease. It produces stems with oral orange, red flower stalks. This article shares tips on growing and care.
Elephant Bush plant or Portulacaria afra (pronounced por-tew-luh-KAR-ee-uh AF-ruh) is a bushy succulent shrub belonging to the Didiereaceae family. In its native habitat in the eastern part of South Africa
How and when should you repot a desert rose? These desert plants do well with coarse, sharp draining soil. Repot during warm weather when plants are in active growth – mid-spring is best. Click on this article to learn more about transplanting Desert Rose Adeniums.
Aloe aristata [AL-oh a-ris-TAH-tuh], is a hardy succulent with distinct leaves. In English-speaking countries, these “aloe plants” go by the following common names: Lace Aloe Guinea-fowl Aloe Torch plant The
There are a lot of wonderful plants in the Cactaceae family, and Gymnocalycium baldianum (jim-no-kal-LISS-ee-um bald-ee-AH-num) is one of the smaller varieties to grace our homes. This perennial native of
Echeveria nodulosa [ech-eh-VER-ee-a nod-yoo-LOH-suh] is another stunning succulent plant. The green leaves display colorful markings and the bright flowers arrive in the summer. An evergreen succulent Echeveria native to Mexico, “nodulosa”
Haworthia reinwardtii [ha-WORTH-ee-a rine-WARD-tee-eye] is native to the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa and makes a wonderful houseplant or addition to a succulent garden. The basal rosettes of the
The baby toes plant – Fenestraria (fen-es-TRAY-ree-uh), is a succulent plant belonging to the family Aizoaceae. The plant is native to Coastal South Africa including Namaqualand in Namibia. The plant’s botanical originates from
Aloe Arborescens [aL-oh ar-bo-RES-senz], commonly known as the Candelabra plant. It is an evergreen perennial succulent from the Asphodelaceae family and Aloe genus. The name comes from the plants’ ability
Pachyphytum compactum (pak-ee-FY-tum kom-PAK-tum) is a perennial succulent plant from the family Crassulaceae. The genus Pachyphytum, literally means “thick leaves” in Greek. The hardy succulent is native to Mexico, specifically
The Cardon cactus – Pachycereus Pringlei [pak-ee-KER-ee-us] [PRING-lee-eye] is a flowering cactus belonging to the cactus family Cactaceae. It’s the tallest cactus in the world and native to Northwestern Mexico
Microsorum pustulatum [my-kroh-SOR-um] [pus-tew-LAY-tum] is a fern with bright green, and glossy fronds often found growing on trees. The name is synonymous with Zealandia pustulata, but many sources haven’t accepted
Echeveria Perle von Nurnberg a popular hybrid evergreen succulent Echeveria, with an attractive unique two-toned appearance, the rosettes are thick with fleshy pointed leaves. Click this article for details and care information on growing Perle von Nurnberg succulents.
Kalanchoe tomentosa pronounced [kal-un-KOH-ee] [toh-men-TOH-suh] is one of over a hundred varieties of Kalanchoe plants. The plant belongs to the Kalanchoe genus and the Crassulaceae family. The Kalanchoe tomentosa is
Crassula falcata, which is pronounced [KRASS-oo-la fal-KAY-tuh], is a succulent from the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa that belongs to the family Crassulaceae. It’s a distinct succulent plant, thanks
Sansevieria Cylindrica (san-se-VEER-ee-uh sil-IN-dree-kuh) is a perennial succulent plant that belongs to the genus Sansevieria part of the Asparagaceae family. It is native to Angola and commonly referred to as
The funny little jatropha podagrica [JAT-roh-fuh pod-AG-ree-kuh] is a great conversation starter and addition to any planter. It’s native to the tropical Americas and commonly cultivated as an ornamental plant.