Cacti and succulents
Grows 1–2 ft. high and 2–3 ft. wide, usually as a solitary rosette. Its short, broad, toothed, blue-gray leaves flare outward, giving a ruffled appearance. Each leaf istipped with a distinctive, often twisted, reddish spine. Best in full sun. Needs regular water indesert, little to moderate water along coast. Fine choice for a large container.
Native mostly to Southern California. Broader, more leathery leaves than the species.
Smooth-dged green leaves in fountainlike clump to about 5 ft. high and wide. Trunk is slow to form, bu...
Native to foothills ofCalifornia (from Santa Clara to San Diego) and to desert mountain slopes of Sout...