Cacti and succulents, Ground covers, Perennials
Trailing plants with coarse, succulent leaves and summer blooms; useful for covering sunny banks (but not steep banks, since their weight could cause the soil to slide). Plant about 1 1/2 ft. apart. Can rot in very wet conditions; can suffer dieback if severely stressed by lack of water or nitrogen during growth season. Scale insects can cause problems.Carpobrotus chilensis
This ground cover is robably from South Africa; naturalized along the Pacific coast from Oregon to Baja California. Straight, three-sided, fleshy leaves are 2 in. long; flowers lightly fragrant, rosy purple, about 2 in. across.
From China, this palm grows 5 to 12 ft. tall and wide. One of the finest houseplants. Withstands negle...
Himalayan native useful as screen, background plant. Grows slowly at first, then moderately fast to 25...
Canary Island native. Hardy to 20°F/°7°C; slow to develop new head of foliage after dama...