UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA
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UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA

Spring Garden Market Succulents

Succulent plant arrangement
We will be offering a beautiful array of succulents this year. They will be available in sampler packs, as individual varieties, and already made up into charming arrangements in a variety of clever containers.

They thrive both in containers and in the ground. Stop by and talk to our experts to learn more about these marvelous low-water plants.

Please understand that we have a limited supply and some varieties may sell out quickly.

 

A mixture of succulents
 
Succulent plant arrangement

 

Succulent list

Artichoke Agave Agave parryi var. huachucensis
Large rosette with broad gray leaves. When mature, sends up a 10–15' flower stalk. Clumping. Full sun. Occasional water. 2' x 2'. Hardy to 20–26°F.
Calandrinia Calandrinia spectabilis
Tall stems of cerise flowers wave over dense blue–green foliage all summer long. Full sun. Low water. 15" x 3–4'.
Coral Aloe Aloe striata
Large rosettes with broad, flat pale gray-green leaves that vary in color. In hot full sun the foliage is pinkish, and in more shaded spots they are often bluish-green. Sun or light shade. Low water. 2' x 2'. Hardy to 20–25°F.
Fairy Crassula Crassula multicava
Neatly growing evergreen with white flowers in spring or fall. Good for challenging areas. Hardly needs watering. Shade/filtered shade. Low water. 1' high, spreading. Hardy to 20–25°F.
Golden Toothed Aloe Aloe x nobilis
Red-orange flowers in the summer. Deer tolerant. Clumping. Sun or shade. Occasional water. 1–2' x 1–2'. Hardy to 20–25°F.
Ice Plant Drosanthemum floribundum
Glittery fine leaves with pink flowers. Ideal for tough areas with little care. Sun/part shade. Occasional water. 6" high, spreading. Hardy to 20–25°F.
Octopus Agave Agave vilmoriniana
A very unusual looking succulent with narrow green leaves that twist back towards the ground, making it look like a 4-foot tall and wide octopus with outreaching tentacles. Occasional water. 3–4' x 3–4'. Hardy to 20–25°F.
Pencil Milk Bush Euphorbia mauritanica
Rounded shrub, densely branched. Branches are cylindrical with bright yellow inflorescence. Leaves are deciduous. Full sun. Occasional water. 3' x 3'. Hardy to 20–25°F.
Shady Succulent Arrangement
Ideal for shady area. Can be grown indoors but best to give them outdoor/shade exposure a few days a week. Water only when soil is dry. If in doubt, don't water. Shade/morning sun. Low water.
Shady Succulent Sampler
A sampler of succulents that will do best in best in shade to light morning sun. Bright indoor spot will also work. Water only when soil is dry. If in doubt, don't water. Shade/morning sun. Low water.
Smooth Agave Variegated Agave desmantiana variegata
Upright growth in an urn shape with smooth variegated leaves. Occasional water. 2–4' x 3–4'. Hardy to 20–25°F.
Succulent Arrangement
Specially selected arrangement for full sun/part shade. Designed to last many years. Water only when soil is dry. If in doubt, don't water. Water sparingly if no drainage in container. Full sun/part shade. Low water.
Succulent Sampler
A sampler of succulents that will do well in full sun/part shade. Water only when soil is dry. If in doubt, don't water. Full sun/part shade. Low water.

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