Cacti and succulents, Ground covers, Perennials
Ground cover plants from South Africa. Dense, smooth, 1–1¾-in.-long fleshy leaves are highly resistant to heat, wind, exhaust fumes, and fire. Widely used for both streetside and freeway plantings. Plants bloom over a long season, but their daisy-like flowers are scattered rather than in sheets. Attractive to bees.Malephora crocea
To 6 in.–1 ft. high and 6 ft. wide,with blue-green foliage. Sparse production of reddish yellow flowers nearly year-round, with heaviest bloom in spring. Good choice for moderately steep slopes. M. c. purpureo-crocea has bluish green foliage, salmon-colored flowers.Malephora luteola
To 1 ft. high and 6 ft. wide, with bright green foliage. Inch-wide yellow flowers bloom during most of year. More vigorous than M. crocea.
Native to western North Ameriaca. Plants of this name were formerly known as Brodiaea. They b...
American and European species are handsome evergreen ground covers, forming a lush, lustrous carpet of...
All squills have bell-shaped or starlike flowers that come on leafless stems that rise from modest clu...