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  • Narcissus “Tête-à-tête”

    (Dwarf Daffodil)

    Easy to grow very popular dwarf spring bulb Daffodil with orange and yellow flowers and narrow green leaves. Indoor or Outdoor. Grows 6-8″ tall. Plant bulbs in soil in fall, or potted plants in spring. Prefers cold winters.

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  • Tokidoki “Year of the Pig”

    (Golden Porcino)

    Celebrate 2019 with the 12th year of the Chinese Zodiac Calendar cycle with the Tokidoki Year of the Pig Vinyl Figure!

    Available now at Cactus Jungle, Berkeley and Cactus Jungle, Marin

    This is not a toy. This is collectible art.

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  • Pachyphytum compactum

    Soft bluish color, Short thick waxy leaves; tight clumps of small rosettes

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  • Senecio serpens

    (Blue Chalksticks)

    S. repens, Kleinia repens

    Thick blue tubular leaves, branches from base. Will spread quickly along the ground. Small white puffball compound flowers. Asteraceae, Daisy Family.

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  • Haworthia splendens

    H. magnifica v. splendens

    Slow growing, generally solitary. Greyish leaves with a bronze-rose hue in more sun. Will grow flush with the soil in habitat and forms large tuberous roots.

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  • Pilea peperomioides

    (Chinese Money Plant)

    Round-leafed plant, many leaves off each stem. Can be grown from divisions.

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  • Haworthia limifolia

    Haworthiopsis limifolia

    Tight rosettes to 6″ with spiraling leaves. White/grey flowers.

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  • Mangave “Mission to Mars”

    Agave x Manfreda Hybrid

    Light green leaves with an impressive amount of heavy burgundy spotting. Solitary rosette is great for containers and makes a striking small scale focal point. Deer resistant.

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  • Scilla peruviana

    (Giant Scilla)

    Deciduous Bulb

    Summer dormant bulb in the Hyacinth family, in fall develops a compact rosette of 18″ long leaves. In spring, forms 6″-12″ tall flower stalks densely topped with numerous small lavendar flowers.

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  • Lithops optica v. rubra

    (Living Stones)

    Rare purple mesemb. Windowed tops. Will form small clusters over time. Winter-growing, summer-dormant and very low water – can be tricky to get the watering and drainage correct.

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  • Echinopsis sanguiniflora

    Lobivia sanguiniflora

    Small clumping stems to 6″. Blood-red flowers. Thickened taproot, plant in deep pots.

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  • Agave “Mateo”

    (Mateo's Agave)

    A. bracteosa hybrid, possibly A. lophantha x A. bracteosa, from San Marcos Growers. 2 to 3 feet. Narrow leaves, center stripe, small marginal teeth.

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  • Gasteria bicolor v. lilliputana

    (Dwarf Spotted Ox Tongue)

    Very small rosettes, dwarf variety to 3″, readily clumping. Dark green spotted leaves turn dark red in sun.

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  • Adromischus marianae fa. herrei

    A. marianae var. immaculatus

    Weird lumpy succulent with small branches, slow growing. Grows in the granite hills of Little Namaqualand. Rot prone in summer and winter.

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  • Graptoveria “Opalina”


    Graptopetalum amethystinum x Echeveria colorata

    Large thick rosy-edged ivory leaves. Rosettes get 6″ across and offsets are tight to the parent. Yellow flowers.

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  • Grevillea “Canberra Gem”

    (Spider Flower)

    Evergreen Shrub

    Rich Violet-Red flowers fall thru spring. Dense shrub with broad arching branches and needle-like leaves. A tough plant that works well in the garden. Deer-resistant. Do not fertilize, do not overwater.

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  • Sempervivum “Ruby Heart”

    (Ruby Hens and Chicks)

    Small colorful rosettes form large clusters. Reddish centers with green leaves. Light shade inland and in hot areas.

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  • Cremnosedum “Crocodile”

    Cremnophila nutans x Sedum furfuraceum

    Fat round leaves, dark green to brownish in full sun. Scaly stems appear when they grow taller.

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  • Anemone coronaria

    (Poppy Anemone, Windflower)


    Lots of brightly colored flowers from spring into summer. Plant bulbs in fall 2-3″ deep or potted plants can be transplanted in spring. Regular water fall thru spring and while blooming.


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  • Aloinopsis rosulata

    Small, jewel-like mesemb with the smoothest leaves of the Titanopsis group of the Ruschieae tribe of the Iceplants (Aizoaceae). Winter growing. Yellow flowers with red-striped petals. Will grow a thickened taproot. Prefers very rocky soils.

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  • Crassula “Buddha’s Temple”

    C. pyramidalis x C. perfoliata

    Miniature square-shaped vertical stems to 8″, drops bottom leaves.

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  • Stephania venosa

    Moderate sized caudiciform, 10-15″ across, with broad green leafy vines and blood red sap. Small orange flower sprays. Donut-shaped seeds are called Moon Seeds. Low water, but rich soils.

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  • Cheiridopsis denticulata

    (Lobster Claws)

    Dwarf shrublet with paired leaves in the Iceplant family. Tiny little teeth-like protrusions on the tips of the leaves. Variable flower colors from pale-peach to bright yellow. May also be the same species as Cheiridopsis candidissima.

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  • Crassula arborescens

    (Silver Dollar Jade, Money Plant)

    Round leaves, thick succulent branches, broad 5ft shrub.

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  • Euphorbia aeruginosa

    (Miniature Saguaro, Spurge)

    Red spines, wildly branching green-blue narrow pencil-like stems, to 24″ tall. Sulfur yellow flowers.

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  • Echeveria “Blue Atoll”

    Blue-green rosettes to 12″ across. A bit of a blush on the edges of the leaves in full sun.

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  • Aloe zanzibarica

    (Tiger Tooth Aloe)

    A. zanzibarica squarrosa, A. “Zanzibar”, A. juvenna

    Small diameter, tall rosettes clumped close. Lime green with marginal teeth. Orange-red blooms. Great in rock gardens, can form trailing stems.

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  • Titanopsis calcarea

    (Concrete Leaf Living Stone)

    Small clumper forms dense mats of thick open leaves. Winter-growing, keep dry in summer. Grows in limestone strewn areas.


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  • Echeveria “Blue Wave”

    Gorgeous wavy blue leaves with soft pink edges. 10-12″ rosettes.

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  • Anigozanthos “Amber Velvet”

    (Kangaroo Paws)

    Evergreen Perennial

    Its small stature fills in nicely for smaller gardens and for borders. Deep red blooms turn orange and open to yellow spring through fall. Attractive to hummingbirds.

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  • x Chiranthofremontia

    (Monkey Hand Tree)

    Chiranthodendron pentadactylon X Fremontodendron “Pacific Sunset”
    Evergreen shrub

    Large, broad, showy intergenic hybrid. If provided space in a garden, this centerpiece plant will be covered in golden flowers in spring. No water once established.

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