Sunday, October 18, 2015

Succulents and Cactus

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Echeveria
Named for Atanasio Echeverría y Godoy (ca. 1750-ca. 1800)
Botanical Artist




Hens and chicks
A member of the stonecrop family Crassulaceae

Sedums and Kiwi Aenium 



 Gollum Jade (Crassula ovata 'Gollum') This is a Jade plant with "The Hobbit's,  Gollum-like" fingers.






Mother of thousands, chandelier plant
(BryophyllutubiflorumKalanchoe tuberosa)
Madagascar Native

Agave and Senecio
Doesn't the Senecio look like a Sea Anemone? Sunset Magazine has an article written by Debra Lee Baldwin titled, How to create a sea-creature succulent garden." This look could be achieved in cooler climates using containers. 

Serpents, Senecio vitallis


Aloes










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Agave

 Desert spoonspoon flowercommon sotol 
Dasylirion wheeleri


Yucca


Golden Barrel Cactus (Echinocactus grusonii)


Horse crippler Cactus (Echinocactus texensis)


Lace Cactus (Echinocereus reichenbachii)


Spineless Prickly Pear Cactus 
(Opuntia ellisiana) Griffiths



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