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  • topsy turvy

    topsy turvy

    ‘Topsy Turvy’ (Echeveria runyonii) (Kimnach): Gray-blue rosettes with curly, curvy leaves. This unique variety is a stable genetic sport of the species and has wonderfully distorted leaves. It produces lots of new rosettes at its base and does not grow a tall, bare stem like some Echeveria cultivars. It will develop into a nice clump and send up tall bloom… Continue reading topsy turvy →
  • coppertone stonecrop

    coppertone stonecrop

    Coppertone Stonecrop (Sedum nussbaumerianum, sometimes grouped withSedum adolphi): A stemmed grower with orange and green foliage that turns a bright copper when grown in full sun. It has pointed, upturned leaves and grows tall stems that eventually bend and spill nicely out of containers. After trials by the Royal Horticultural Society, S. nussbaumerianum earned the Award of Garden Merit for its… Continue reading coppertone stonecrop →
  • mensa

    mensa

    Mensa is a blue-green rosette with pink to lavender flushing when grown in bright sunlight. This cultivar has a low, wide form with lots of densely-packed leaves. Echeveria Mensa need bright sunlight to maintain their colors and compact rosette form. They will not survive a hard frost, but if there is a risk of freezing temperatures… Continue reading mensa →
  • small red carpet stonecrop

    small red carpet stonecrop

    Crassula pubescens subsp. radicans – Small Red Carpet Stonecrop: Small emerald green, oval shaped leaves edged with red. Shrub like growth habit. Use in containers, rock gardens and as houseplants. Full Sun. 6″ to 8″ tall. Will not tolerate frost. Some Soft Succulents may be poisonous if ingested COLOR – PRIMARY Green / Lime COLOR… Continue reading small red carpet stonecrop →
  • red carpet

    red carpet

    Sedum spurium (Phedimus spurius) ‘Red Carpet’: A lovely ground cover with green foliage lined with red. It produces pink blooms in summer and looks attractive when planted in drifts. Once its roots have established, Sedum can tolerate several months of drought. Sedum like well-drained, porous soil. Addition of grit or sharp sand will help porosity & drainage. Many… Continue reading red carpet →
  • string of buttons

    string of buttons

    String of Buttons (Crassula perforata ‘Variegata’) (Thunberg): One of the best-loved stacked Crassula species with alternating, triangular leaves of pale green and cream variegation. It is native to South Africa where it grows among rocks and in the crevices of cliffsides and blooms from midsummer to fall. When grown in full sun, the edges can… Continue reading string of buttons →
  • orange delight

    orange delight

    ‘Orange Delight’ (Sedum nussbaumerianum): A stemmed grower with orange and yellow foliage. Its leaf tips and margins deepen to a vibrant orange when grown in full sun. It has pointed, upturned leaves and grows tall stems that eventually bend and spill nicely out of containers. This variety is freely branching This variety is extremely drought and heat tolerant and… Continue reading orange delight →
  • ice plant

    ice plant

    Corpuscularia lehmannii: Various types of succulents are referred to as Ice Plants, but Corpuscularia lehmannii (sometimes listed as Delosperma lehmannii) has a particularly distinctive form. Its angular, three-sided leaves are extremely fleshy with a smooth, blue-green skin. In the wild, it grows in rocky crevices in South Africa and and has a deep taproot to endure full sun and periods… Continue reading ice plant →
  • zebra plant

    zebra plant

    The Zebra Plant (now named Haworthiopsis fasciata) (Willdenow): Named for the distinctive white bumps that line the outside of its leaves. In nature, it grows in the shrub lands of South Africa with acidic soil and partial shade or filtered light. Its ability to tolerate low light makes it a favorite houseplant, even for beginners. It is… Continue reading zebra plant →
  • gold bug

    gold bug

    Sempervivum heuffelii ‘Gold Bug’ (Skrocki) is delightfully bright with a yellow to lime base and red to orange leaf tips. The whole rosette deepens to burgundy in winter. This is a strong, easy grower. S. heuffelii are super frost hardy and drought tolerant. They thrive outdoors year-round and hold vibrant colors through the seasons. To produce vegetative offsets, a mother plant… Continue reading gold bug →
  • letizia

    letizia

    Sedeveria ‘Letizia’ (Sedum cuspidatum × Echeveria setosa ciliata) (Wass): A lustrous, apple green rosette with branching stems. The edges of the leaves can flush brilliant red when the plant is gently stressed with direct sunlight, extended drought, or cool temperatures (around 40F). Each spring, the plant can produce white, star-shaped flowers that attract pollinators. ‘Letizia’ thrives with bright sun, great… Continue reading letizia →
  • haworthia mutica

    haworthia mutica

    Haworthia mutica: Chunky green rosettes with lighter green stipes. Low maintenance. Good indoor plant. Needs good drainage. Low water. Tender soft succulent – will not tolerate frost. COLOR – PRIMARY Blue / Blue-green BLOOM COLOR White Bloom COLD HARDINESS Zone 10 (30F) RECOMMENDED LIGHT CONDITIONS Low Indoor Light MAXIMUM HEIGHT 3″-5″ MAXIMUM ROSETTE SIZE 5″-6″… Continue reading haworthia mutica →
  • red glory

    red glory

    Sempervivum ‘Red Glory’: A cultivar of mysterious origin. It has nice red, satiny leaves and a green center. Hens & Chicks need plenty of outdoor sunlight to show their best colors and maintain a tight rosette form. They thrive in gritty, well-draining soils and pots with drainage holes. They produce new offsets or “chicks” on stolons. These chicks can… Continue reading red glory →
  • spring beauty

    spring beauty

    Sempervivum ‘Spring Beauty’: A sweet green rosette that can get a touch of pink blushing on its outer leaves. This variety has light cobweb tufts at its leaf tips and turns a nice pink in winter when most Sempervivum are burgundy. Hens & Chicks need plenty of outdoor sunlight to show their best colors and maintain a tight rosette form. They thrive… Continue reading spring beauty →
  • green elephant bush

    green elephant bush

    Whether you call it Mini Jade or Elephant Bush (Portulacaria afra ‘Green’) (Jacquin), this stemmed succulent is particularly versatile and easy to grow. Plant it outdoors in warm climates and it can grow into a dense, 4′ tall shrub. Keep it indoors in a small pot and it will stay a petite, bonsai plant. It is… Continue reading green elephant bush →
  • Chocoleto

    Chocoleto

    Sempervivum heuffelii ‘Chocoleto’ (Ford): A sweet mix of jade green and pink to lavender in most seasons. It is highlighted by a white outline of cilia along its leaves. The rosette turns an even brighter purple in winter. S. heuffelii are super frost hardy and drought tolerant. They thrive outdoors year-round and hold vibrant colors through the seasons. To produce vegetative… Continue reading Chocoleto →
  • Weihenstephaner Gold

    Weihenstephaner Gold

    Sedum kamtschaticum var. floriferum ‘Weihenstephaner Gold’: Great ground cover. Easy to grow. Full sun. Yellow star shaped blooms in late spring to summer. COLOR – PRIMARY Green / Lime BLOOM COLOR Yellow Bloom COLD HARDINESS Zone 4 (-30F) RECOMMENDED LIGHT CONDITIONS Full Sun MAXIMUM HEIGHT 3″ – 5″ GROWTH HABIT / SHAPE Low Growing / Creeping… Continue reading Weihenstephaner Gold →
  • Haworthia concolor

    Haworthia concolor

    Haworthia concolor: Bright green foliage, beautifully contrasted with white spots. Low maintenance and great for indoors. Needs good drainage. Low water. Tender soft succulent – will not tolerate frost.Sempervivum ‘Classic’: A medium to large rosette with long cilia coatingits leaves. Its colors shift from lime green to a rosy pink. This is a prolific variety that produces… Continue reading Haworthia concolor →
  • sempervivum classic

    sempervivum classic

    Sempervivum ‘Classic’: A medium to large rosette with long cilia coatingits leaves. Its colors shift from lime green to a rosy pink. This is a prolific variety that produces lots of new rosettes on long stolons. Hens & Chicks need plenty of outdoor sunlight to show their best colors and maintain a tight rosette form. They thrive in gritty,… Continue reading sempervivum classic →
  • classic jade

    classic jade

    Classic Jade (Crassula ovata): A superstar grower whether kept indoors as a potted plant or grown outside as a dense, mounding shrub. Its shiny leaves sprout from thick branches and can flush red at the edges when exposed to direct sun. It is native to South Africa and Mozambique where it grows en masse on rocky slopes, reaching up… Continue reading classic jade →
  • cubic frost

    cubic frost

    Echeveria ‘Cubic Frost’ PP27527: Gray / pink / lavender rosettes. Leaves are thick and slightly contorted/spooned. Interesting shape. Drought tolerant. Not frost hardy. COLOR – PRIMARY Grey / Silver COLOR – SECONDARY pink BLOOM COLOR Yellow Bloom COLD HARDINESS Zone 9 (20F) RECOMMENDED LIGHT CONDITIONS Bright Indoor Light, Filtered / Partial Sun MAXIMUM HEIGHT 6″-8″… Continue reading cubic frost →
  • peacockii

    peacockii

    Echeveria peacockii (Croucher): Rosette of silvery blue leaves with pink, pointed tips. This variety can show slight ridges along the middle of its leaves and has a thick, powdery coating of farina (epicuticular wax) that protects it from sun in the hot sun of its native Mexican habitat. Each summer, it sends up a tall, arching bloom stalk… Continue reading peacockii →
  • geraldii

    geraldii

    Haworthia retusa f/ geraldii (now simply known as H. retusa) (Duval): A fantastic indoor grower, even for the succulent beginner. The leaves of this medium rosette are recurved, meaning they bend slightly backward like a thumb. Haworthia survive hot, sunny conditions in their native habitat by burying themselves nearly completely underground and going dormant in summer. To compensate for… Continue reading geraldii →
  • blue fairy

    blue fairy

    Echeveria ‘Blue Fairy’: Drought tolerant. Not frost hardy. COLOR – PRIMARY Blue / Blue-green BLOOM COLOR Pink Bloom COLD HARDINESS Zone 9 (20F) RECOMMENDED LIGHT CONDITIONS Filtered / Partial Sun, Bright Indoor Light MAXIMUM HEIGHT 6″-8″ MAXIMUM ROSETTE SIZE 5″-6″ GROWTH HABIT / SHAPE Rosette SEASONALITY Year-round Color SPECIAL CHARACTERISTIC Easy to Propagate, Pet Safe
  • bagdad

    bagdad

    Sempervivum Bagdad (Payne): A velvety green rosette. It lies low and open with lots of densely-packed leaves. Each spring, it produces lots of offsets, kept in a tight circle on short stolons. Hens & Chicks need plenty of outdoor sunlight to show their best colors and maintain a tight rosette form. They thrive in gritty, well-draining soils and pots with drainage… Continue reading bagdad →
  • holy gate

    holy gate

    Echeveria ‘Holy Gate’: Pale grey-green rosette with wide leaves. Echeveria need bright sunlight to maintain their colors and compact rosette form. They will not survive a hard frost, but if there is a risk of freezing temperatures they can be brought indoors to grow on a sunny window sill or under a grow light. Like most succulents, they… Continue reading holy gate →
  • red heart

    red heart

    Sempervivum ‘Red Heart’: A medium, green rosette with a pink to red center. It has lustrous leaves and will turn mostly red in late winter or spring. Hens & Chicks need plenty of outdoor sunlight to show their best colors and maintain a tight rosette form. They thrive in gritty, well-draining soils and pots with drainage holes. They produce new… Continue reading red heart →
  • olivia

    olivia

    Graptoveria ‘Olivia’: Hybid Graptopetalum x Echeveria. Shiny olive green rosettes with pink flushes and tips . They grow outdoors in frost free areas. Cold climates must bring them indoors. Very attractive plant. Tender soft succulent – will not tolerate frost.Sempervivum calcareum ‘Greenii’ (Baker): Smallest and greenest of all the S. calcareum varieties. The dark red tips make a… Continue reading olivia →
  • greenii

    greenii

    Sempervivum calcareum ‘Greenii’ (Baker): Smallest and greenest of all the S. calcareum varieties. The dark red tips make a nice contrast on this lime green rosette. Grows in small, neat colonies with prolific offsets. Sempervivum throw new offsets (chicks) each spring. Once a plant blooms, it dies, but the chicks carry on for future years, maturing and making their own… Continue reading greenii →
  • morning beauty

    morning beauty

    Echeveria ‘Morning Beauty’ (sometimes known as E. subsessilis): Lovely grey-blue rosette with slight touches of pink on its leaf margins. This is a naturally occurring form from Mexico with a similar look to E. peacockii. A thick coating of farina helps the rosette tolerate full sun while also giving it a soft, powdery look. Echeveria need bright sunlight to maintain their… Continue reading morning beauty →
  • boissieri

    boissieri

    empervivum tectorum (boissieri) (Baker): A lovely species with a yellow green base and coral to burgundy on the leaf margins. Its protective coating of epicuticular wax lines the leaves with rippling watermarks. Like the other varieties of S. tectorum, this is a strong grower with lots of offsets on medium length stolons. Hens & Chicks need plenty of outdoor sunlight to show… Continue reading boissieri →