Succulents. Note: Many of the Cactus / Succulents on this list are not always stocked at the nursery. Use online order form before arriving to ensure availability.
Aloe "Blue elf" Best in filtered sun. Heat tolerant. Hardy to 24°F. Little water. Compact aloe grows to 1-2' tall; 1-2' wide. Native to South Africa.
Aloe saponaria (Tiger aloe). Sunset: 8,9,12-24; USDA: 9-11. Light shade. Heat tolerant. Hardy to 24°F. Little water. Clustering rosettes, grows to 8" tall; 3' wide. Native to Africa.
Aloe vera (Orange flowers) Sunset: 8,9,11-27; USDA: 9-10. Full sun to light shade. Heat tolerant. Hardy to 23°F. Clumping rosettes grows to 4' tall; 4' wide. Little water, does better with summer water in Phoenix. Native to Africa.
Beaucarnea recurvata (Ponytail palm) Sunset: 11,13, 16-27; USDA: 9-10. Prefers light shade in Phoenix. Heat tolerant. Little to moderate water. Hardy to 23°F. Grows to 15' tree. Origin: Central to southeastern Mexico.
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Drosanthemum floribundum (Rosea ice plant). Sunset: 10-12,14-24 USDA: 9b-11. Light afternoon shade. Succulent ground cover. Regular water summer, must have good drainage, rots easily. Origin: South Africa.
Euphorbia Resinifera (Moroccan Mound); USDA: 9-11. Full sun to light shade. Hardy to 22°F. Spiny shrub to 4' tall; 6' wide. Moderate water summer. Native to Morocco.
Euphorbia Tirucalli (Pencil Bush). Sunset: 13, 23, 24, USDA: 10-12 Full sun to light shade. Hardy to 28°F. Succulent bush to 20' tall; Moderate water summer for fast growth. Milky corrosive sap. Native to Africa.
Texas false agave (Hechtia texensis) USDA: 8b-11, Full sun to light shade. Heat tolerant. Little to moderate water. Hardy to 26°F. Grows to 2' semi-succulent rosette with purple, spiny leaves. Origin: Texas, northeastern Mexico.
Pachypodium lamerei (Madagascar palm) Sunset: 13, 23; USDA: 10--12. Light shade. Semi tender in Phoenix, protect from frost. Heat tolerant. Moderate water summer, no water winter. Grows to 8' tall. Origin: Madagascar.
Pedilanthus macrocarpus (Lady slipper) USDA: 9-10. Full sun to light shade. Little to moderate water. Hardy to 25°F. Evergreen bush to 5'tall; 6'+ wide. Origin: Mexico (Sonora, Baja California).
Portulacaria afra (Elephant bush), Sunset: 8,9,12-27; USDA: 10. Light shade in Phoenix. Heat tolerant. Moderate water. Hardy to 30°F. Small tree or succulent shrub to 8' tall. Origin: South Africa.