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Image of Sedum morganianum

Mark A. Miller

(Burrito Donkey's Tail, Burro's Tail)

In the wild, the stems of burro's tail sprawl like snakes across the rocky soil. It becomes a beautiful specimen when grown in a hanging basket so its heavy stems dangle straight down like dreadlocks or chains. An evergreen succulent from the arid parts of Mexico, burro's tail is sensitive to frost.

The stems are somewhat woody but fleshy, each weighted down by hundreds of small, tear drop-shaped leaves. The pointy leaves are plump and often curl, colored pale seafoam green to light gray-green....

Image of Selaginella kraussiana photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Trailing Spike Moss)

Dainty, frilly and lush, the bright-green foliage of trailing spikemoss hints at a kinship with ferns, although the plant has its own family, Selaginellaceae. This tender, tropical perennial, is a mat-forming or trailing plant native to sub-Saharan Africa. Its creeping stems hug the ground and root as they spread. The scale-like leaves are delicate and tiny, ranging from light-green to yellow-green and medium-green. No flowers are produced, but this "fern ally" makes spores upon small leafy spikes.

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Image of Selaginella kraussiana

James Burghardt

(Golden Trailing Spike Moss)

Dainty, frilly and lush, the bright-green foliage of trailing spikemoss hints at a kinship with ferns, although the plant has its own family, Selaginellaceae. This tender, tropical perennial, is a mat-forming or trailing plant native to sub-Saharan Africa. Its creeping stems hug the ground and root as they spread. The scale-like leaves are delicate and tiny, ranging from light-green to yellow-green and medium-green. No flowers are produced, but this "fern ally" makes spores upon small leafy spikes.

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(Variegated Trailing Spike Moss)

Dainty, frilly and lush, the bright-green and cream foliage of variegated trailing spikemoss hints at a kinship with ferns, although the plant has its own family, Selaginellaceae. This tender, tropical perennial, is a mat-forming or trailing plant native to sub-Saharan Africa. Its creeping stems hug the ground and root as they spread. The scale-like leaves are delicate and tiny, ranging from light-green to yellow-green and medium-green with accents of creamy white. No flowers are produced, but this...

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...

(Night-blooming Cereus, Queen of the Night)

Looking up into a tropical tree, you'd overlook the queen of the night unless it was in bloom or its hose-like stems slapped you in the face. This evergreen perennial succulent is native to Mexico, northern Central America and the West Indies. It is an epiphyte, growing on other plants, such as attached to and flopping down from tree limbs.

In order to conserve moisture, the queen of the night lacks leaves. Instead, the long, ribbed stems are deep green and photosynthesize light. The stem is...

Image of Selenicereus hamatus photo by: Mary Crowell, Wikimedia Commons Contributor

Mary Crowell, Wikimedia Commons Contributor

(Queen of the Night)

The leathery, bumpy stems of the queen of the night look like what a young dragon's tail should look resemble. 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 queen of the night lacks leaves. Instead, the long, ribbed stems are bright light green and photosynthesize light. The stem is leathery and about as thick as an...

(Princess of the Night, Snake Cactus)

When it comes to flower size and splendor, the princess of the night is arguably the visual queen. This evergreen perennial succulent is native to Mexico's tropical forests. It is an epiphyte, growing on other plants, such as attached to and flopping down from tree limbs.

In order to conserve moisture, the queen of the night lacks leaves. Instead, the snake-like, four- to six-angled stems are green but edged in purple. The stem is leathery and about 2-inches (5 cm) thick. Areoles - the bumps...

Image of Senna alata photo by: Carol Cloud Bailey

Carol Cloud Bailey

(Candelabra Bush, Candle Bush, Candlestick Cassia, Candletree, Emperor's Candlesticks, Ringworm Tree)

Large, lush and blessed with gorgeous candles of golden yellow flowers, this tropical, evergreen shrub is also a desert garden favorite. It is native to well-drained soils of Tropical America, but has proven perfect for the Old World tropics, dry, or warm temperate climates that are frost-free or have mild but frosty winters. Large, compound, green leaves offer a lush background to the brilliant tropical flowers.

This is a useful midsummer bloomer that holds its color well into the fall where...