Cacti and succulents, Perennials
Native to many parts of the world. Some are quite hardy to cold, others fairly tender; some are tiny and trailing, others much larger and upright. Fleshy leaves are evergreen (unless otherwise noted) but highly variable in size, shape, and color. Typically small, star-shaped flowers, sometimes brightly colored, are usually borne in fairly large clusters.Sedum spectabile
To 1-1/2 ft. tall and wide, with upright or slightly spreading stems thickly clothed in blue-green, roundish, 3-in. leaves. Dense, 6-in.-wide, dome-shaped flower clusters appear atop stems in late summer and fall; they open pink, mature to dark brown seed heads that put on a long-lasting show. Dies to ground in winter. Full sun. Regular to moderate water.
European native for rock gardens or naturalizing. In bulb and leaf, resembles small hyacinth, but 10-i...
From the Mediterranean and western Asia. To 2–3 ft. high and wide, with downy, heart-shaped, too...
Bears salmon pink single blooms on 3-ft. stems from late summer to early fall.