Kalanchoe ‘Fantastic’, Kalanchoe luciae – Details, Growing Tips

Kalanchoe ‘Fantastic’, Kalanchoe luciae – Details, Growing Tips

Common Names Kalanchoe ‘Fantastic’, ‘Variegated Paddle Plant’, ‘Variegated Desert Rose’, ‘Shave Ice’ Scientific Binomial Name Kalanchoe luciae Description of Kalanchoe ‘Fantastic’, Kalanchoe luciae ‘Fantastic’ is a cultivar of Kalanchoe luciae.  The leaves give this wonderful plant a special look that some would call cute.  The leaves are a light gray-green but with splashes of red…

Lace Aloe, Aloe aristata – Details, Growing Tips

Lace Aloe, Aloe aristata – Details, Growing Tips

Common Names Lace Aloe, Guinea-fowl Aloe, Torch Plant, Bearded Aloe, Hardy Aloe, Bristle-tip, Torch Aloe Scientific Binomial Name Aloe aristata Description of Lace Aloe, Aloe aristata The Lace Aloe is a wonderful stemless succulent with soft lanceolate leaves growing in rosette patterns. It has soft green triangular succulent leaves with raised white spots that dominate…

Zebra Cactus, Haworthia fasciata – Details, Growing Tips

Zebra Cactus, Haworthia fasciata – Details, Growing Tips

Common Names ‘Zebra Cactus’, ‘Zebra’, ‘Zebra Haworthia’, ‘Zebra Plant’, ‘Haworthia Zebra’ Scientific Binomial Name Haworthia fasciata, Haworthiopsis fasciata According to many sources the genus name for this species has changed from Haworthia to Haworthiopsis.  Since our article was already written and has incoming links to the older name we have not gone through and edited it.  What…

Ponytail Palm, Beaucarnea recurvata – Details, Growing Tips

Ponytail Palm, Beaucarnea recurvata – Details, Growing Tips

Common Names Ponytail Palm, Elephant’s Foot Palm, Elephant Foot Tree, Bottle Palm, Palma Culona  and Monja. Scientific Binomial Name Beaucarnea recurvata Description of Ponytail Palm, Beaucarnea recurvata The Ponytail Palm is not a true palm or even closely related to one of them.  There are Ponytail Palms living in Mexico that are officially documented to…

‘Bird’s Nest’, Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Hahnii’ – Details, Growing Tips

‘Bird’s Nest’, Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Hahnii’ – Details, Growing Tips

Common Names ‘Bird’s Nest’, ‘Good Luck Plant’, ‘Golden Bird’s Nest’, ‘Golden Hahnii’, ‘Dwarf Snake Plant’, ‘Birdsnest Plant’, ‘Bird’s Nest Sansevieria’, ‘Hahn’s Sansevieria’, ‘Dwarf Mother-in-Law Tongue’ Scientific Binomial Name Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Hahnii’ Description of Bird’s Nest, Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Hahnii’ ‘Bird’s Nest’, Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Hahnii’ is a smaller cultivar of the well known Snake Plant. This succulent…

Dwarf Century Plant, Agave desmettiana ‘Variegata’ – Details, Growing Tips

Dwarf Century Plant, Agave desmettiana ‘Variegata’ – Details, Growing Tips

Common Names Dwarf Century Plant, Variegated Smooth Agave, Dwarf Variegated Agave, Maguey, Golden Moments Scientific Binomial Name Agave desmettiana ‘Variegata’ Description of Dwarf Century Plant, Agave desmettiana ‘Variegata’ The Agave desmettiana is a perennial with attractive rosette-forming dark blue-green leaves. This small succulent is an upright agave which forms an upright urn-shaped rosette. The leaves are…