12 Types of Ghost Plant Varieties and Cultivars

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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

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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

21 Types of Small Cactus Plants

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If you’re new to cactus growing, you might like to consider starting with a few of these small or mini cactus plants. These are ideal for growing in small pots on a bright windowsill. Or, if your desk gets plenty of bright light, these would look great grouped together to add a little sunshine to … Read more

20 Types of Tall Cactus Plants

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Sometimes, when you want to make a statement, a tall-growing cactus is the perfect solution. Whether you’re looking for an indoor focal point or you want to create a dramatic outdoor landscape, there are many tall cactus varieties that you could consider. For desert gardens, a grouping of tall cacti against a blank wall looks … Read more