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

Spring Garden Market Succulents

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.

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



Succulent list

Aeonium 'Ballerina'
Sticky leaves with slight variegation. Unusually shrubby and makes dense mass of rosettes. Sun/part shade. Low water. 8" tall, clumping. Hardy to 30°F

Aeonium canariense Giant Velvet Rose
Large rosettes of bright green leaves close to the ground. Dies after tall flower stalk of yellow flowers fades. Full/part sun. Low water. 1–2' x 1', clumping to 2–3' wide. Hardy to 20°F

Aeonium haworthii
Branched with 3–4” bluish-green rosettes. Pale yellow flowers in late spring. Full sun/light shade on coast; light/full shade inland. Low water. 1–2' x 1–2'. Hardy to 20–25°F

Aeonium haworthii ‘Kiwi’
Rosettes of spoon-shaped leaves, yellow to green, edged in pink, multi-branching. Cool sun/light shade. 2–3' x 1–2'. Hardy to 25–30°F

Aeonium leucoblepharum
Rose-colored lower leaves with a bold burgundy stripe. Sun brings out the red color. Sun/part shade. Low water. 3' x 4'. Hardy to 30°F

Aeonium 'Sunburst' Copper Pinwheel
Large rosettes of variegated green and white leaves edged in bright, coppery red that stand up on stalks to 18" tall. Likes cool weather, not scorching hot sun. Sun/part shade. Low water. 3' x 4'. Hardy to 25°F

Agave desmettiana 'Variegata' Variegated Smooth Agave
Upright growth in an urn shape with smooth variegated leaves. Occasional water. 2–4' x 3–4'. Hardy to 20–25°F

Agave lophantha ‘Quadricolor' Quadricolor Century Plant
6–12" dark green leaves edged with yellow and a pale green midstripe. Reddish teeth flush red in bright light. As with all Agaves, keep drier in winter. Sun/bright light. 12–18" x 2'. Hardy to 10–15°F

Agave medio-picta 'Alba' White Striped Century Plant
Variegated leaves with greyish-white to creamy-white central broad band and gray-blue, sharp-spined edges. Full sun. Occasional water. 3' x 6'. Hardy to 15–20°F

Agave parryi var. huachucensis Artichoke Agave
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

Aloe brevifolia Short Leaved Aloe
Rosettes of gray leaves that build up on each other to form a clump. 16-24" spikes of orange tubular flowers. Sun. Low water. 1' x 1–2'. Hardy to 25–30°F

Aloe 'Coral Fire'
Dark green with white dashes on upper and lower surfaces. Coral-colored margins and teeth darken with age and are particularly showy when backlit. While they look wicked, they are actually soft to the touch. Sun/part shade. Low water. 1' x 2'. Hardy to 25–30°F

Aloe saponaria Soap Aloe
Stemless rosette. Pale green, lance-shaped leaves with spots and sharp, dark brown teeth. Summer tubular flowers of yellow, orange or red on 2' stalk. Sandy, gravelly soil. Colors when heat stressed. Sun/part shade. Low water but best with summer water. 18" x 18". Hardy to 20–25°F

Aloe spinosissima
Leaves are edged with small spines. Unbranched stalk of red flowers in winter. Clumping. Sun/part shade. Low water. 2–3' x 2–4'. Hardy to 25°F

Aloe striata Coral Aloe
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

Aloe vera
Known for its medicinal properties. Clumping. Sun or part shade. Low water. 24–30"

Aloe x nobilis Golden Toothed Aloe
Red-orange flowers in the summer. Deer tolerant. Clumping. Sun or shade. Occasional water. 1–2' x 1–2'. Hardy to 20–25°F

Calandrinia spectabilis
Tall stems of cerise flowers wave over dense blue–green foliage all summer long. Full sun. Low water. 15" x 3–4'

Cotyledon oblonga ‘Flavida’ Gray Sticks
Powdery white finger-like leaves. Low shrub/groundcover. Orange bell-shaped flowers on 12–18" stalk in the spring. Sun/shade. Low water. 1–2' x 3–4'. Hardy to 25–30°F

Cotyledon orbiculata
Shrubby succulent with paddle-shaped, gray leaves edged with red. Showy, peach bell-shaped flowers in spring. Part/full sun. Low water. 2–3' x 2–3'. Hardy to 20–25°F

Crassula arborescens ssp. undulatifolia Ripple Jade
Compact. Waxy blue-green leaves flush at rippled edges with stress. Will form a dense, mounding shrub. Full sun/part shade. Low water. 1–3' tall. Hardy to 20–25°F

Crassula 'Blue Bird'
Opposite pairs of erect bluish-gray elongated and twisted leaves on a much branched pseudo-tree. Good succulent bonsai. Whitish star flowers. Part sun/shade. Low water. 3' x 3'. Hardy to 20–25°F

Crassula ovata Jade Plant
Thick, green, glossy, oval leaves on tree-like branching trunk. Fragrant, white to pink flowers in winter/spring. Sun/part sun. Low water. 3–6' x 1–3'. Hardy to 25–30°F

Crassula ovata ‘Variegata’ Variegated Jade Plant
Thick, glossy, cream and green variegated leaves. Prune out green leaves which may outgrow variegated leaves. Sun/part sun. Low water. 3–6' x 1–3'. Hardy to 25–30°F

Crassula pellucida ‘Variegata’ Calico Kitten
Trailing succulent with colorful heart-shaped leaves in shades of rose pink, cream and green. Part sun/shade. Low water. 2–4" x trailing. Hardy to 25°F

Crassula perforata String of Buttons
Shrubby, branched, sprawling plant. Inconspicuous yellow flowers. Leaves are stacked like a pagoda. Cool sun/light shade. Low water. 1–2' x 2–3'. Hardy to 20–25°F

Crassula sarmentosa ‘Variegata’
Green leaves with yellow, slightly toothed edges. Trailing habit. Part sun. Low water. 6–8" x 12–24”. Hardy to 20°F

Dudleya gnoma Munchkin Liveforever
Clumps of 2" wide rosettes. Leaves are green, waxy, red-tinged and powdery. Flower stalk 5" tall in May. Sun/part sun. Low water. 2" x 2", clumping. Hardy to 25°F

Echeveria pulvinata Chenille Plant
Fat hairy green leaves with velvet texture, edged and tipped red. Red-orange blooms. Sun. Low water. 2' x 3'. Hardy to 20°F

Echeveria runyonii 'Topsy Turvy' Topsy Turvy
Fast growing mounds of individual rosettes to nearly 1 foot across. Bright orange and yellow flowers rise above the foliage on tall arching inflorescence, usually in late summer or fall. Part sun/shade. Low water. 1' x 1'. Hardy to 25–30°F

Epiphyllum mix Orchid Cactus
Mix of pink, orange, yellow flowers. Great for draping from hanging basket or down a tall container. Shade/bright light. Low water, mist occasionally. 1' x 2'. Hardy to 40°F

Faucaria tigrina Tiger's Jaw
Stemless, star-shaped rosettes of speckled leaves. Winter dormant, keep dry in winter. Part sun/bright shade. Slight moist spring–fall, dry in winter. 6", clumping. Hardy to 20°F

Gasteria acinacifolia Giant Gasteria
Dark green leaves with small, raised white dots. Arching stalk of orange & green tubular bell flowers in summer. Shade/part sun. Moist in winter. 1–2' x 1–2'. Hardy to 20–25°F

Haworthia attenuata Zebra Plant
Dark green leaves, pointed and strikingly banded or spotted with white with varying amounts of white. Tubercles are "patterned" on the upper surface of the leaves. White flowers. Shade/bright sun. Low water. 6" x 6". Hardy to 25°F

Kalanchoe daigremontiana Mother of Thousands, Devil's Backbone
Unusual leaves are frilled with baby plantlets. Can grow indoors. Do not ingest. Part sun/shade. Average water. 3' x 3'. Frost tender

Kalanchoe luciae Paddle Plant
Clam shell-shaped basal rosette. Leaves are covered with a gray bloom and leaf margin takes a reddish hue during cooler winter months if grown in bright light; otherwise leaves remain uniformly green. Yellow flowers. Sun/part shade. Low water. 1–2' x 2–3'. Hardy to 25°F

Ledebouria socialis Silver Squill, Scilla violacea
Evergreen perennial bulb grown on surface. Lance-shaped leaves. Stalks with 20–25 small flowers in spring/summer. Shade. Low water/dry. <1' x <1'. Hardy to 25°F

Mangave ‘Bloodspot’
Cross of Agave and Manfreda. Speckled gray-green leaves edged with maroon. Brown flowers in June–July. Sun/part shade. Low water. 1' x 1–2'. Hardy to 20–25°F

Oscularia deltoides Deltoid Leaf Dew Plant
Wiry dark pink stems & blue-green 3-angled fleshy leaves with small, often reddish teeth. Small lightly-fragrant yellow-centered lavender-pink flowers in spring/summer. Sun/part shade. Low water. 1' x 2–3'. Hardy to 25°F

Othonna capensis Little Pickles
Long, pickle-shaped leaves grow in dense clumps. Yellow daisy-like flowers spring to fall. Sun/part shade. Avg–low water. 4" x 12". Hardy to 40°F

Portulacaria afra Elephant Food
Upright growing plant with reddish-brown stems and 1/2" long emerald green leaves. Pruning okay. Bonsai. Sun/shade. Low water. 8–12' x 4–6'. Hardy to 25–30°F

Portulacaria afra ‘Variegata’ Variegated Elephant Food
Sprawling, slow-growing shrub wth red-brown stems, variegated cream and green leaves. Pruning okay. Bonsai. Sun/part shade. Low water. 8–12' x 4–6'. Hardy to 25–30°F

Sedum dendroideum Bush Sedum
Tall, upright shrub with bright green leaves. Edges turn red in sun. Yellow flowers in late winter/early spring. Sun or shade. Low water. 3–5' x 3–4'. Hardy to 25°F

Senecio mandraliscae
Dense mat of 3-4" long blue-gray pencil-like leaves. Small white flowers in summer. Deer resistant. Sun/part shade. Low water. 1' x 3'. Hardy to 15–20°F

Senecio radicans String of Bananas
Trailing stems of banana-shaped green leaves with vertical, translucent lines. Excellent hanging plant. White blooms. Shade. Low water. 2" x trailing. Hardy to 30°F

Senecio rowleyanus String of Pearls, String of Beads
Round succulent leaves carried down long, slender stems. They look more like peas than pearls. Sun/part shade. Low water. 1/2" x trailing. Hardy to 25°F

Senecio rowleyanus ‘Rain Drops’
Dainty, trailing, teardrop-shaped version of String of Pearls. Filtered sun/shade. Low water. 1/2" x trailing. Hardy to 25°F

Senecio serpens Blue Chalksticks
Tidy, semi-trailing, weed-suppressing ground cover. Dusty-blue fingers with pink tips. Sun/part shade. Low water. 1' x 2'. Hardy to 25°F

Succulent Arrangement – SHADE
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

Succulent Arrangement – SUN
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 sun. Water only when soil is dry. If in doubt, don't water. Sun/part sun. Low water.

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