Plants


Plants18 Dec 2015 02:22 pm

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Aeonium decorum

Bushy shrub to 16″; red-edged in sun; thick long leaves

Hardy to 28F 
Full Sun to Part Shade
Cactus Soil
Low Water

Plants09 Dec 2015 07:00 am

Stapelia variegata #orbea #stapelia #stapeliad #succulents #carrionflower #flower #cactusjungle

A photo posted by Cactus Jungle (@bobdavisart) on

Plants19 Nov 2015 04:20 pm

Cactus&Plants20 Oct 2015 07:37 am

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Melocactus violaceus

Large, globular, with white-haired cephalium when mature.

Plants30 Sep 2015 11:16 am

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Pachypodium saundersii

South Africa

Shrub to 5ft. w/large varied caudex
Hardy to 40F.

Photography&Plants04 Sep 2015 07:47 am

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Operculicarya decaryi

Madagscar

Succulent bonsai tree in the Cashew Family (Anacardiaceae) with thickened roots that can be further exposed as the plant grows. Deciduous. Slow growing, no frost. Small pinnate leaves are a little bit larger and greener in shade; Tiny and deep red in full sun.

Full Sun to Part Shade
Cactus Soil
Low Water

Photography&Plants01 Sep 2015 08:43 am

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Hoodia gordonii, now with more photo filters!

Namibia
Stems to 12″ tall, clumps of many spiny branches. Tan to Burgundy carrion flowers. Stems are eaten as an appetite suppressant by the San people of the Namib. Very low water.

Hardy to 25F if very dry in winter
Full Sun to Part Shade
Cactus Soil
Low Water

Plants23 Aug 2015 08:40 am

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Echeveria “Black Prince”

Rosettes to 9″; thick dark leaves, bright red bloom sprays late summer

Full Sun to Part Sun
Cactus Soil
Low Water

California Native Plants&Plants20 Aug 2015 08:06 am

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Dudleya edulis
Fingertips

Clumping rosettes to 12″, green in shade, SoCal native

Hardy to 15F
Full Sun to Part Sun
Cactus Soil
Low Water

California Native Plants&Plants14 Aug 2015 12:52 pm

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Asclepias tuberosa
Butterfly Milkweed
Native throughout the US
Herbaceous Perennial

Sun: Prefers Full Sun, Handles Light Shade
Water: Moderate, drought-tolerant
Size: 2 feet tall

Dies back in winter and re-sprouts from its underground tuber each spring. The brilliant orange or red flower clusters appear in midsummer followed by attractive green pods.

California Native Plants&Plants12 Aug 2015 11:02 am

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Fouquieria splendens in mid summer bloom!

From the Mojave and Colorado deserts; spiny stems. Hardy to 0F in very fast draining soil.

Plants10 Aug 2015 12:20 pm

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Agave pygmaea (Agave seemanniana subs. pygmaea)

Chiapas, Mexico

Small wide-leafed agave with red terminal spines. Grows on limestone outcroppings. 12″ rosettes.

Hardy to 25F

Sun

Cactus Soil

Low Water

Photography&Plants08 Aug 2015 10:33 am

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Fockea crispa, or more properly called Fockea capensis, has tiny little flowers. Five-lobed! Sweetly-scented!

Caudex to 24″; Dry in winter, sweet smelling flowers late summer. Hardy to 35F.

Cactus&Plants04 Aug 2015 08:00 am

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Gymnocalycium eurypleurum

Paraguay

Flattened globose to 5″ diameter. White flowers with a pinkish tint.

Hardy to 30F if dry in winter
Full Sun to Part Shade
Cactus Soil
Low Water

Photography&Plants22 Jul 2015 08:24 am

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Echeveria albicans isn’t a real showy succulent but if you look closely you’ll see it has nicely sculpted leaf edges.

😁

Cactus&Plants19 Jul 2015 08:26 am

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Well now that’s an unusual cactus 🌵
Cumulopuntia boliviana

From Bolivia ☀
Opuntiodeae tribe of the Cactaceae family 🌋 which means it has glochids, so please be careful when handling it! 📌

Nice! 🎉

Plants15 Jul 2015 08:01 am

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Corpuscularia lehmanii

S. African

Trailing succulent. 10″ stems with 1″ leaves and pale yellow flowers at the tips.

Hardy to 25F 
Full Sun to Part Sun
Cactus Soil
Low Water

Cactus&Photography&Plants13 Jul 2015 07:56 am

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It’s a baby Saguaro! So big and full!

Carnegia gigantea
Arizona, California

Classic giant cactus from the American Southwest. Slow growing. Will grow their first arm around 75-100 years old and can live 150-200 years. Some populations hardy to 15F if dry in winter.

Hardy to 15-20F 
Full Sun
Cactus Soil
Low Water

Plants10 Jul 2015 07:50 am

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Aloe striata
Coral Aloe

Large clumping rosettes, shade tolerant, brighter in sun

Hardy to 25F 
Full Sun to Part Shade
Cactus Soil
Low Water

Cactus&Plants06 Jul 2015 08:06 am

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Tunilla erectoclada
Argentina

Mini prickly pear, pads 1-2″ groundcover

Hardy to 25F 
Full Sun to Part Shade
Cactus Soil
Low Water

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