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(Orange Ice Plant)

With a carpet of fleshy, gray-green leaves, trailing ice plant becomes splendidly colorful with many daisy-like blossoms from late winter to spring. A tender perennial with a spreading habit and upright stems, it is a succulent native to the Cape Provinces of South Africa, being tolerant of light frosts. The small, juicy, and wax-like, tubular leaves are green that are both phantom-spotted and tipped in gray. Starting in midwinter and continuing into the spring the many orange flowers open to attract...

(Purple Ice Plant)

With a carpet of fleshy, blue-gray leaves, purple ice plant becomes splendidly colorful with many daisy-like violet-purple blossoms from early winter to spring. A tender perennial with a sprawling habit, it is a succulent native to the Cape Provinces of South Africa, being tolerant of light frosts. The juicy and wax-like leaves are grayish green to bluish green and look like small baby's fingers with occasional bronzed tips and stems. In early winter a profuse, foliage-masking display of flowers...

Image of Lampranthus spectabilis photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Trailing Ice Plant)

With a carpet of fleshy, gray-green leaves, trailing ice plant becomes splendidly colorful with many daisy-like blossoms from late winter to spring. A tender perennial with a sprawling habit, it is a succulent native to the Cape Provinces of South Africa, being tolerant of light frosts. The juicy, and wax-like, three-sides leaves are grayish green and look like small baby's fingers. The spreading youngest stems are often a reddish color and add to the visual interest, especially in late winter as...

Image of Lithops photo by: Maureen Gilmer

Maureen Gilmer

(Living Stone)

Commonly called "living stones" the unusual plants in the genus Lithops comprise nearly 100 species. These succulent, low-growing perennials are from southern Africa where they inhabit open, rocky, dry uplands. They are most often grown as container curiosities for indoor/outdoor trough gardens, but may also find home in dry, frost-free rock gardens.

All Lithops truly look like stones until they burst forth into bloom during the rainy season when moisture is available. The...

Image of Lithops lesliei photo by: Maureen Gilmer

Maureen Gilmer

(Living Stone)

Commonly called "living stones" the unusual plants in the genus Lithops comprise nearly 100 species. These succulent, low-growing perennials are from southern Africa where they inhabit open, rocky, dry uplands. They are most often grown as container curiosities for indoor/outdoor trough gardens, but may also find home in dry, frost-free rock gardens.

All Lithops truly look like stones until they burst forth into bloom during the rainy season when moisture is available. The...

(Rocky Point Ice Plant)

With angled, fleshy, finger-like foliage, Rocky Point ice plant bears yellow daisy flowers practically year 'round. A succulent perennial tender to frosty temperatures, it is native to extreme southern Africa's rocky, arid lands.

The foliage is succulent, soft but rigid enough to feel like rubber. It is a bright green witha whitish coating, allowing it to resist urban pollution and seaspray as well as heat. Most heavily in spring, small, dandelion-like yellow flowers will dot the sprawling plant,...

Image of Mammillaria photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Globe Cactus)

The genus Mammillaria is enormous, containing at least 150 species and even more varieties, subspecies and naturally occurring hybrids. They are widely distributed across the arid regions of the Americas. A handful are cold tolerant but most exist where growing conditions are continually warm.

In general, Mammillaria are true cacti with rounded, fuzzy stems that spread slowly over time to form dense, upright clumps, though a few oddballs have fat, procumbent stems. Some have...

Image of Mammillaria bocasana photo by: Maureen Gilmer

Maureen Gilmer

(Snowball Cactus)

Delightful flowers and brightly colored fruit make this small, nearly flat cactus a favorite indoors and for small outdoor gardens. This species is native to a relatively small area in San Luis Potosi and Zacatecas, Mexico. It's either found beneath nurse shrubs (shrubs that shelter other plants in Mediterranean and montane ecosystems) or wedged in at the base of boulders where plants are protected from direct afternoon sun. In the low desert this protection is essential to survival.

This little...

Image of Mammillaria geminispina photo by: Maureen Gilmer

Maureen Gilmer

(Twin-spined Cactus, White Cactus)

Creating silvery white, clustered mounds of rounded cacti, Twin-spined cactus is a superb desert ornamental for container culture or dry, frost-free gardens. This species is native to Central Mexico, around Hidalgo and neighboring states. In the wild, it is commonly found beneath nurse shrubs or wedged along boulder bases that offer protection from the searing afternoon sun. In the low desert, such midday protection is essential to survival.

Twin-spined cactus initially produces a single barrel....

Image of Mammillaria geminispina

Jenny Hooks

(Twin-spined Cactus, White Cactus)

Strange contortions of what should be small rounded white cactus make them look a lot like brains. Known as monstrose or crested, this naturally occurring anomaly that rarely afflicts succulents completely changes the look of the species and often prevents flowering. This species is native to central Mexico around Hidalgo and neighboring states. They’re found beneath nurse shrubs or notched into the base of boulders where plants are protected from direct afternoon sun. In the low desert this protection...