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(Purple Stonecrop, Spoon-leaved Stonecrop)

This delightful succulent evergreen perennial from the mountains of western North America forms a beautiful dense mat of small colorful whorled leaves. Clustered in tight upright rosettes, the paddle-shaped, blue-green leaves usually have burgundy tinting and a waxy white surface bloom. The coloring is highly variable which has led to many named selections. Small clusters of starry bright yellow flowers spangle the foliage in spring. Plants grow vigorously in spring and fall, slowing during summer....

(Spoon-leaved Stonecrop)

This delightful succulent evergreen perennial from the mountains of western North America forms a beautiful dense mat of small colorful whorled leaves. Clustered in tight upright rosettes, the paddle-shaped, blue-green leaves usually have burgundy tinting and a waxy white surface bloom. The coloring is highly variable which has led to many named selections. Small clusters of starry bright yellow flowers spangle the foliage in spring. Plants grow vigorously in spring and fall, slowing during summer....

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Jessie Keith

(Orpine)

The perfect plant for spicing up the late-season garden, this rugged hardy herbaceous perennial from Eurasia bears dense domed heads of deep purplish-pink flowers on upright stems in late summer. They attract bees and butterflies. The oval, fleshy, blue-green, white-dusted leaves alternate along the stems. After the flowers have faded and the leaves have fallen, the purple-brown seedheads remain, offering winter interest. This relatively large leafy sedum is represented in gardens by many cultivars...

(Orpine)

Striking flowers combine with colorful foliage to make this succulent perennial a highlight of the late summer garden. A selection of the rugged Eurasian native Sedum telephium, this hardy herbaceous perennial forms dense clumps of fleshy purple-tinged blue-gray leaves from spring until fall. In late summer it bears dense domed heads of small starry pink and cream flowers on upright purple stems. The bicolored flower heads attract bees and butterflies. After the blooms have faded and the...

Image of Sedum telephium

James H. Schutte

(Orpine)

Striking flowers combine with colorful foliage to make this succulent perennial a highlight of the late summer garden. A selection of the rugged Eurasian native Sedum telephium, this hardy herbaceous perennial forms dense clumps of fleshy cream-edged blue-gray leaves from spring until fall. In late summer it bears dense domed heads of small starry purple-pink flowers on upright knee-high stems. The flowers attract bees and butterflies. After the blooms have faded and the leaves have fallen,...

(Orpine, Xenox Orpine)

This dusky, compact Dutch hybrid is one of the most exciting new perennials for all-season color. A selection of the rugged Eurasian native Sedum telephium, this hardy herbaceous perennial forms dense clumps of fleshy blue-gray tongue-shaped leaves that are infused with rose. In late summer it bears dense domed heads of small starry pink flowers on pale purple calf-high stems. The flowers attract bees and butterflies. After the blooms have faded and the leaves have fallen, the purple-brown...

Image of Selenicereus photo by: Carlos Velazco, Wikimedia Commons Contributor

Carlos Velazco, Wikimedia Commons Contributor

(Moonlight Cactus, Selenicereus)

The approximately two dozen species in the genus Selenicereus are more commonly called moonlight cacti. These perennial, evergreen succulent plants have a floppy or clambering growth habit, often as epiphytes (growing on another plant such as a tree) or lithophytes (growing on rocks). Moonlight cactus species are native the southernmost United States and the West Indies into northern South America.

In order to conserve moisture, moonlight cacti lack leaves. Instead, plants have flattened...

Image of Selenicereus anthonyanus photo by: Floriano Calcagnile, Wikimedia Commons Contributor

Floriano Calcagnile, Wikimedia Commons Contributor

(Fishbone Cactus, Ric Rac Orchid Cactus)

When not in flower, the ric rac orchid cactus looks like a mop of green saw blades. This evergreen perennial succulent is native to the Mexican state of Chiapas, which abuts Guatemala. It is an epiphyte, growing on other plants, such as attached to tree limbs and trunk bark.

In order to conserve moisture, the ric rac orchid cactus lacks leaves. Instead, the flattened stems are bright green and photosynthesize light. The stem is leathery and thick with large leaf-like lobes or teeth. Each stem...

Image of Selenicereus coniflorus photo by: Wolfgang, kakteenforum.de contributor

Wolfgang, kakteenforum.de contributor

(Coneflower Moonlight Cactus)

A sight to behold after sunset, the large white trumpet-shaped flowers of the coneflower moonlight cactus have numerous colorful background segments that look like sun rays. This evergreen perennial succulent is native to the Veracruz region of Mexico. It is an epiphyte, growing on other plants, such as attached to and flopping down from tree limbs or crotches.

In order to conserve moisture, the coneflower moonlight cactus lacks leaves. Instead, the long, ribbed stems are bright light green and...

(Queen of the Night)

The approximately two dozen species in the genus Selenicereus are more commonly called moonlight cacti. These perennial, evergreen succulent plants have a floppy or clambering growth habit, often as epiphytes (growing on another plant such as a tree) or lithophytes (growing on rocks). Moonlight cactus species are native the southernmost United States and the West Indies into northern South America.

In order to conserve moisture, moonlight cacti lack leaves. Instead, plants have flattened...