10 Best Types and Varieties of Pig’s Ear Succulent to Grow

cotyledon orbiculata succulent

The pig’s ear succulent, scientifically known as Cotyledon orbiculata, is a remarkably fleshy succulent. This species is distinguished by its relatively large leaves, which have rounded margins that may flush red in optimal conditions. The leaves themselves are glossy and are usually bright green, though their finer features differ according to cultivar.  Native to South … Read more

15 Types Of Flowering Cactus With Red Flowers

red cactus flower

The entire cactus family contains around 1500 different species. Many of these species are flowering cacti but only some of them have red flowers.  It’s also interesting to note that some of these red-flowering cacti are either cultivars, subspecies, or variants of the original species. Nevertheless, in our quest to bring you the best red … Read more

12 Types of Ghost Plant Varieties and Cultivars

ghost plant

The ghost plant (Graptopetalum paraguayense) is a lovely succulent that is easy to grow and has the most delightful structure.  The plant starts as a symmetrically-perfect rosette and then produces short to longer stems on which further rosettes form. This allows the plant to take on a somewhat trailing appearance.  There are a couple of … Read more

9 Best Types of Hoodia Succulents

hoodia plant

Hoodia are fantastic succulents that are often mistaken as cacti due to their growth forms. Instead of producing slender shoots with fleshy leaves, they grow as enlarged columnar stems that are covered in spikes. This adaptation has allowed them to thrive in a harsh desert environment. Ornamental varieties are best grown outdoors as sunlight is … Read more