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June
Succulents of the Month

Baby Necklace

This is a hybrid developed by Myron Kimnach, long time horticulturist and past editor of the Journal of the Cactus & Succulent Society of America, and also formerly of the Huntington Botanical Gardens. It is a cross of two South African succulents, Crassula perforata known as 'String of Buttons', with Crassula rupestris ssp. marnieriana. Baby Necklace is a very hardy and ornamental plant with small, rounded, fleshy leaves tightly stacked, and usually multicolored resembling a string of beads like on a necklace.

Crassula Hobbit

'Hobbit' (Crassula ovata): A monstrose sport of the much-loved Jade Plant. In warm climates (zone 9+) it can grow outdoors as a small shrub, but it also really shines as a low maintenance indoor plant, because it tolerates low-light conditions. When grown indoors, this plant stays small and its woody branches even lend themselves to bonsai pruning.The leaves of Hobbit Jade curl in upon themselves with tips that turn red in direct sun.

crassula rupestris Rosary Vine

Crassula rupestris 'Rosary Vine' is a branching succulent plant that grows up to 12" tall and 3' wide. The leaves are a pale green with slightly darker green along the margins. The flowers are deep-pink to pale-pink and show up in clusters.

Echeveria Runyonii "Topsy Turvy"

Echeveria Runyonii ‘Topsy Turvy’ This succulent has grey-green. It is an intriguing succulent hybrid with warped leaves that curl inwards and then up. This Echeveria should be kept in a spot with at least morning sun.

Anacampseros rufescens "Purple Giant"

The Anacampseros Purple Giant plant, which is also known as the Anacampseros Rufescens, is a small-sized, ornamental succulent plant native to desert areas of Africa. But with proper care, it can be grown in any part of the world. This is a slow-growing plant, and it can only grow a few inches. Anacampseros Purple Giant plant forms a cluster of leaves around the small stem. It has thick green and black leaves that circle the stem.

May
Succulents of the Month

Tom Thumb

This tiny crassula adds excellent filler in succulent arrangements. ‘Tom Thumb' grows quickly, with its bright green, triangle-shaped leaves stacking on top of each other. The edges of the leaves turn red when stressed. Full to partial sun~not cold hardy.

String of Banana

Quickly forms plush hanging baskets. Thrives in a bright room or with morning sun on a patio in temperate areas. Senecio radicans glauca, native to South Africa, is commonly known as the “String of Bananas”. Member of Compositae, or the Aster family. Stems have curious emerald green banana-shaped leaves with fascinating translucent “windows”. Flowers are like pom-poms of many tiny white flowers and are fragrant.  

Irish mint

Forming dense, mint colored rosettes, what sets Echeveria 'Irish Mint' apart is the unique shape of its leaves, which sport a long tubular form with upturned tips. Such a contrast to the short, broad leaves of many other Echeveria, ‘Irish Mint’ is sure to stand out in any succulent arrangement, in temperate rock gardens, or as a standalone specimen on a sunny windowsill!

Sedeveria blue elf

Sedeveria 'Blue Elf' is a beautiful blue-green rosette with a thick coating of powdery farina. The leaf tips can blush pink to burgundy, with the brightest colors showing during moderate stress from direct sun, water shortage, or cool temperatures around 40F. 'Blue Elf' even got the nickname "Happy Plant" because it can produce bright, yellow flowers multiple times a year.

Crassula Gollum Jade

Gollum Jade, also known as Crassula Ovata or "Money Plant", is a small shrubby succulent that can grow up to 3 feet tall and 2 feet wide. It has fascinating green finger-like leaves with a red circle on the tips and can produce small pinkish-white star-shaped flowers during late fall and early winter.

April
Succulents of the Month

Echeveria ELFSTONE

The Echeveria 'Elfstone' is a beautiful succulent that forms chunky, emerald green rosettes with tips blushed red. It can pretty quickly fill an 8" diameter pot. It produces deep orange flowers during April and May. Likes full to partial sun exposure.

Sedum Adolphii

This trailing succulent forms miniature golden rosettes, with leaves shaped like footballs. Its tips turn red when exposed to lots of sun. You can expect white blossoms in the Spring.

Lilac Mist Sedeveria

Sedeveria are hybrids of sedum and echeveria. They are succulent, and therefore drought-tolerant once established, and very suitable for rock-gardens. Most varieties will tolerate some shade. In Winter the lower leaves are shed, and should be removed so that fungus isn't harboured. 'Lilac Mist' is a Sedum x Echeveria hybrid which grows in clumps to 30cm wide and 20cm tall.

Graptoveria Titubans

This succulent is a hybrid between a Graptopetalum and Echeveria. It has striking grey-green coloured, fleshy spoon-shaped leaves growing in a rosette on a stem. It is a popular groundcover plant in rockeries and water-wise gardens.

PLEIOSPILOS COMPACTUS

This cool succulent is a species of flowering plant in the ice plant genus Pleiospilos, native to the southwestern Cape Provinces of South Africa. New leaves grow at right angles to the split. “Split Rock” grows well indoors, making it perfect for a windowsill garden. Water sparingly in the winter and summer.

March
Succulents of the Month

Calico Kitten

Adorable trailing succulent with colorful, heart shaped leaves in shades of rose, pink, cream and green. Adds great color to hanging baskets or containers, on porch, patio or indoors. Tuck in to spill over rock walls or path edges. Effective as a ground cover in waterwise gardens.

Ancampceros rufecens

Sand Rose (Anacampseros rufescens) (Sweet): Spiraling rosettes of pointed leaves that are olive green on one side and wine red on the other. In the wild, it grows in small, rocky crevices in the shrublands of South Africa, eventually forming mats. The plants stay small in a pot but can send up a short bloom stalk, each with a single, large, bright pink flower. The wide, flattened flowers open each afternoon and close by nightfall.

Crassula Perforata "string of buttons"

Native to South Africa, Crassula Perforata (String of Buttons or Necklace Vine) are very attractive succulents that sprawl and stack on top of each other as they grow. They have small, tight leaves that appear to spiral around their stem.

The leaves are pale, bluish light green in color and lined with rosy pink to reddish pink edges. The pink color intensifies when exposed to more sun

 

Echeveria CRIS

Echeveria 'Cris' is an adorably green charmer loaded with chunky lime-green leaves that all fit into a compact rosette. The leaf tips are pinkish-red, giving it a subtle pop of color. ... Green echeverias are terrific accents for variegated succulents and those sporting oranges, reds and pinks in particular.

haworthia concolor

Haworthia concolor is a species of succulent plant belonging to the Xanthorrhoeaceae family, endemic to South Africa. The plants are small in diameter, only about 10 cm. Its leaves are fleshy, dark green, covered with white dots. They do lighten up on the tips to a deep rust color with increased light exposure.

February
Succulents of the Month

Crassula Conjuncta

Crassula conjuncta is a succulent with fleshy, triangular green leaves with red margins and a vertical growth habit. These Crassula are a highly branching species and offset easily, making it the perfect plant for hanging baskets or along the edges of rock gardens, where they will readily form dense clusters of stems. Loves bright light which will create red tinges on the petals!

Aloe Mini Bell

Aloe ‘Minnie Belle’ is an extra spiky Aloe species that features deep green rosettes with lance-shaped leaves lined with white teeth and covered in spots. They cannot survive in temperatures below 10c/55f. The leaves are spiky and fleshy.

sempervivum mix

Flowers are star-shaped and pink. In the past, Sempervivums were planted on roofs in Europe and it was believed that Semperivivums had the ability to protect the house from lightning strikes or other attacks. Star-shaped rose flowers in summer months. Sempervivums can provide colorful accents for rock gardens, dish gardens and often are used in strawberry pots, old bird baths, troughs, logs and other unusual plantings.

Tacisedum Spring Glow

This uncommon intergeneric hybrid produces chartreuse rosettes that develop red leaf tips in cooler weather. Tacisedum ‘Spring Glow’ forms adorable clumps and seasonal sprays of delicate pink flowers. Springtime is "glow time" for this Tacitus x Sedum hybrid, the rosettes of which provide visual appeal all year long. Protect from frost to prevent possible scarring.

Painted Lady

Echeveria derenbergii, the delicate-looking silvery blue, also green, succulent known as the painted lady, aggressively offsets from a young age, forming clusters quickly. Short arching racemes of golden-yellow flowers with red tips hang over those pastel rosettes of triangular leaves.

January
Succulents of the Month

Letizia

A beautiful small succulent branching at the base with a cluster of stems that grow to about 8 inches tall with 2 1/2 inch wide rosettes bearing many tightly arranged 1 inch long green deltoid shaped leaves with fine hairs along the margins. The older rosettes sit atop slender bare stems while younger ones have leaves the length of the stems. The leaves turn red in the sun with colder temperatures in winter but are green in summer or when grown in shade.

Pachyveria CLAIRE

Pachyveria ‘Claire’ forms rosettes of tapered bluish leaves that blush rose at the tips and along the margin. Possibly an Echeveria pulidonis hybrid. Racemes of small yellow bell-shaped flowers flared at the tips. Great for windowsills or rock gardens. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Bright light with ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Protect from frost.

Sedum Hernandezii

Large star-shaped yellow flowers appear in winter and spring. Sedum hernandezii is one of the "jellybean" sedums, so named for their exceedingly plump and colorful jellybean shaped leaves. A very low grower, this sedum does well as a potted specimen, great for dish gardens, windowsills, wreaths or small area ground cover, and works well in the nooks and crannies of a rock garden landscape. They like to be moderately moist but never overly wet. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch  
 

Crassula perforata 'Variegata'

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 take on a rosy pink hue. It branches freely, growing up to 10.0" tall in cultivation for a nice spilling effect in arrangements.

Azulita

The tips of this blue-green succulent’s leaves turn pink when happily stressed. As it grows, it produces many offsets. Periodically blooms with orange flowers. Echeveria ‘Azulita’ is a small succulent that grows well indoors in bright light. It propagates easily. Its flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies.

December
Succulents of the Month

California Sunset

The Succulent Plant Graptosedum California Sunset. A succulent plant that boasts beautiful coloring resembling the shades of the sky on a perfect California Sunset. What a wonderful way to have your own California Sunset everyday.

Crassula Springtime

The stems are stiff, but the plant will fall down due to the weight of the leaves. The leaves are light grey-green to dark green, opposite, thick, elliptic and no larger than a thumbnail. It forms dense clusters of flowers, up to 2 inches (5 cm) wide, of scented, starry, pale pink flowers with a red center and bright pink overall.

Little Jewel

Pachyveria glauca 'Little Jewel' is an intergeneric cross between Pachyphytum and Echeveria, with rolled pointed foliage of the former and forming the tight rosettes of the latter, in a beautiful shade of dusky blue gray, with red and wine tints. Foliage stays under 6" tall.

Chroma

Echeveria ‘Chroma’ is a hybrid created in California. New Echeveria with great potential due to it’s exciting color and form. Looks best during the winter months. The rosette is up to 3 inches (7.5 cm) in diameter. The shiny, fleshy leaves are beautiful deep rose to maroon in color.

Crassula Lycopodioides

Crassula lycopodioides, “Watch Chain”, is a prolific propagator! It is easily propagated from stem cuttings. If growing outdoors it’s best to plant in an area where it can spread and trail. It is not cold hardy, it should be brought indoors when the temperature falls below 20° F

November
Succulents of the Month

Bashful Graptoveria

This succulent has small plump petals that can range in a variety of hues. Most come with green leaves that turn into a pinkish color towards their tip or rim. These are hardy plants that like porous soil with good drainage, and enjoy limited direct sun. I particularly like this Echeveria when it has been stressed and becomes a deep orange color. Graptoveria Bashful will be great in a container or garden setting. Sunset zones 8 and 12 -24. Water when soil is dry.

Lime and Chili Echevaria

Echeveria ‘Lime n Chile’, forms concentric rosettes of chunky lime green, slightly translucent leaves that often are blushed reddish at tips. Offsets prolifically to form attractive clusters. Flowers are larger than some Echeverias, and are a bright tangerine, with darker orange outer petals and much visited by hummingbirds for their nourishing nectar.

Moonglow Graptoveria

Graptoveria 'Moonglow' forms low rosettes of pale, milky aqua with star-shaped golden flowers complete with burnished amber tips and speckles.

Echeveria Purpusorum

Echeveria Purpusorum, native to Oaxaca MX, is a small, slow-growing succulent that forms solitary rosettes that are olive-green and mottled with small irregular reddish spots. These species are rare. DO not overwater as they are so fleshy they will rot easily if you water when wet!

Compact Jade "mini jade"

This dwarf jade is a variation of Crassula ovata named 'Crosby's Compact'. This variety tends to have yellow-green leaves that blush to full red with sun exposure. They do best in full sun, but can tolerate bright shade. Easy to grow in a container, taking care not to over water. Succulent arrives in a 4" growers pot ready for potting.

October
Succulents of the Month

Pachyveria Royal Flush

Pachyveria 'Royal Flush' forms loose rosettes with very chubby glaucous blue-green tapered leaves that often blush rose in bright light or cold temperatures. Flowers are borne on arching raceme and are bell-shaped and coral. Great for rock gardens or dish gardens. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Bright light with ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Protect from frost.

Kalanchoe tomentosa "panda ear"

This native to Madagascar species from the kalanchoe genus makes a nice addition to any succulent plant collection, grown indoors.

The panda plant being a succulent type species grows thick leaves for water storage purposes, which means watering less often for the grower. These leaves are covered in tiny hairs that give the plant a velvety look and feel.

Chocolate Soldier

Kalanchoe tomentosa 'Chocolate Soldier' (Chocolate Soldier Panda Plant) - An interesting and attractive small slow growing succulent subshrub that grows to about 2 feet tall with narrow slightly concave and elliptical succulent pale brownish green leaves that are covered in tiny hairs, giving the plant a velvety look and feel. Along the upper leaf margin and tip is a raised slightly toothed rim that is reddish on new leaves and matures to a rusty brown color, giving this plant a very unusual two toned appearance.

Graptoveria Opalina

A truly opalescent rosette and wonderfully low-maintenance. Keep it in partial sun and it will be a powdery blue-green. Move it into sunnier conditions and it will flush pink at the edges. Its distinctive leaves stay fairly upright and can grow into a 6" wide rosette.

Key Lime / Adromischus cristatus

The leaves are fuzzy, wedge-shaped and plump, with lovely crinkles at the end. The crinkled edges turn slightly red when it's getting enough light. A. cristatus grows bright red, adventitious roots along the stems.

It likes bright light, but too much sun and heat will cause it to bleach and wrinkle in a very sad manner.

September
Succulents of the Month

Cubic Frost

‘Cubic Frost™’ (PPAF) displays a faint, subtle color. It tends to stay a crisp lilac, but can transform into a soft baby pink if it takes in more sunlight.   It’s size is between 3.5”-5” in diameter. Once the plant has settled and has the proper environment to thrive, the ‘Cubic Frost™’ (PPAF) can reach anywhere between 6-10 inches. It prefers a dry climate and an environment that won’t reach chilling temperatures during the winter months. It is hardy, tough, and thrives best as a container plant. Full sun is handled well, but filtered light and morning sun will bring out the best in your Echeveria.

RIPPLE JADE

Ripple Jade is a succulent plant in the stonecrop family that has the most ripply blue-green leaves of the jades. It can grow up to 4 feet tall and rarely blooms in cultivation. Provide bright light and well-drained soil and bring inside before a frost.

Faucaria Tigrina "Tiger Jaw"

“Tiger’s Jaw” has thick, fleshy green leaves that have a triangular shape. The “teeth” along its edges are used to collect moisture. Twice annually, if it receives enough light, you can see yellow flowers during the day in the fall and winter.

 

Allegra

Echeveria Allegra is one of the most beautiful succulent plants belonging to the Crassulaceae family. Its inspirational beauty is because of its thick, fleshy, cupped bluish-green colored leaves forming tight clusters. The highlighted margins of the leaves with creamy yellow color are further glorifying the beauty of the plant.

PLEIOSPILOS NELII ROYAL FLUSH

Pleisopilos nelii cv. Royal Flush is a mesemb cultivars sought after by collectors for its unique purple coloring. Moreover 'Royal Flush' has a deep rose flower with a white contrasting center while the flower of the true Pleisopilos nelii are golden-apricot.
Large daisy-like, deep rose flower with a white contrasting centre, fragrant whit a distinct smell of coconut. Considering the size of the plant they are extremely large (up to 6-7,5 cm across), and have a great many petals. Sometimes Pleiospilos will even be labeled as a Lithops, but it isn't the same. There are three immediate visual differences: P. nelii does not grow buried to its neck in the ground; it is bigger than any Lithops and will produce multiple flowers at once, something that Lithops never do.

August
Succulents of the Month

Echeveria 'Perle Von Nürnberg'

A beautiful rosette-forming succulent that has interestingly colored acuminate leaves that are a pale grayish brown with pink highlights and have a white powdery dusting, sometimes referred to as pruinose.

The leaves overlap nicely in 5 to 6 inch wide solitary rosettes that eventually grow up on a slender stem. The flowers, which appear in summer on 1 foot long reddish-stemmed inflorescences, are a corral pink color on the exterior with a yellow interior.

Lithop

Lithops are a genus of succulents native to southern Africa. These are often called living rocks or pebble plants. They are slow growing and rarely get more than 1" above the soil. These guys split with growth and a new baby will come up through the fissure~ they also produce a cute yellow or white flower after this process. Finicky with water, they are susceptible with root rot since the leaves store so much water. Do not water in the winter at all. This is generally when they split and watering during this time will lead to plant death. During the other seasons, water just 1 time every 3 weeks.

 

Taciveria "tasha" Graptopetalum

The plant is known to be an echeveria hybrid with frosty hues. The plant is best known for the beautiful pale green to matt green leaves with pinkish edges. When it flowers you can expect it to produce red flowers.

Lola

Lola is a variety of Echeveria Leisel which is a member of the Echeveria family. Its botanical name is Echeveria 'Lola'. An evergreen, so it will retain its leaves throughout the year. Lola is known for growing to a height of approximately 5.85 inches.

It is a succulent / ornamental that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more.

This variety tends to bloom in early spring.

Sedeveria Jet Bead

Also known as Jet Beads Stonecrop, this hybrid has dark emerald green, purple and almost black leaves. The green color of the plant is more prominent when the plant is pampered in the shade and watered regularly. You will see more of the darker shades of purple and black when exposed to the cold.

 

July
Succulents of the Month

Arctic Ice

Echeveria are popular low growing ornamental garden plants. Although they are fairly drought tolerant, they will become more spectacular with regular deep watering and fertilising. The hybrids tend to be less tolerant of frost and shade. In temperate climates, most species will lose their lower leaves in winter and become 'leggy' and less attractive. Echeveria are also popular pot plants and appear in most succulent collections. 'Arctic Ice' has ice-blue-green succulent leaves

PORTULACARIA AFRA VARIEGATA

A sprawling, slow growing succulent shrub with attractive reddish-brown stems and variegated cream and green ¾ inch long leaves. A very easy to grow succulent that works as a great bonsai plant, hanging basket or even a hedge in frost free climates. The green form will slowly reach 12 feet in height with an equal spread but the variegated form is slower growing and will likely remain considerably smaller and in containers even more so.

Fenestraria baby toes

Fenestraria baby toes really does look a bit like the tiny digits of an infant. The succulent plant is also known as living stones, with larger plants producing small rock-like protuberant leaves. Baby toes plants (Fenestraria rhopalophylla) are native to subtropical desert zones. They require bright sun and moderate water in well-drained soil with plenty of gritty matter.

Echeveria Minima

This blue succulent is named for it's miniature size. Each rosette is up to 1.6" in diameter with densely packed leaves that form a tight mounding cluster. The leaves have well-defined points with pink tips. This plant is indigenous to Mexico.

SEDUM FIRESTORM

Sedum adolphii, native to Mexico, forms rambling stems with waxy golden yellow leaves with pinkish-peach margins in bright light. Star-shaped white flowers. Excellent color accent in rock gardens and dish gardens. Porous soil with adequate drainage.