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The Cactus and Succulent House offers an extensive look at non-hardy succulents, including cacti, from the Americas and Africa. This display shows the vast range of sizes, shapes, colors, and forms that exists in this special group of plants.

Renovated in summer 2021, some larger cactus specimens were removed from the display to make room for more species and diversity — now totaling over 200 species representing 14 different plant families! We added more geographical features to show the plants in a more naturalistic setting.

Cactus and succulents tend to be slow growing; these plants are watered to mimic the seasonal moisture to which they are adapted. Staff created the custom soil mix to be porous, structurally sound and sticky, so it stays in place when wet even on sloped surfaces. Some of the genera you can see displayed include Adromischus, Agave, Aloe, Crassula, Euphorbia, Gymnocalycium, Haworthia and Lithops.

Find the Cactus and Succulent House in the southwest corner of the Gardens, in the Rock Alpine Garden. Use the number tags in the display to find names, photos, and more on the digital plant list below.

Gymnocalycium horstii (Spider Cactus)

#1

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Strombocactus disciformis

#2

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Gymnocalycium pflanzii var. albipulpa

#3

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Trichocereus sp.

#4

 

Mammillaria moelleriana

#5

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Myrtillocactus schenckii (Garambullo)

#6

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Echinopsis 'Salmon Queen'

#7

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Echeveria runyonii 'Topsy Turvy' (Echeveria)

#8

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Echeveria derenbergii (Painted Lady)

#9

 

Ferocactus pottsii var. alamosanus

#10

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Copiapoa tenuissima

#11

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Echinopsis 'Epic'

#12

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Copiapoa tenuissima

#13

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Copiapoa hypogaea

#14

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Parodia tabularis

#15

 

Mammillaria prolifera (Silver Cluster Cactus)

#16

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Sedum nussbaumerianum (Coppertone Stonecrop)

#17

 

Parodia mammulosa (Tom Thumb Cactus)

#18

 

Agave arizonica (Arizona Century Plant)

#19

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Gymnocalycium saglionis (Giant Chin Cactus)

#20

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Echeveria 'Perle Von Nurnberg' (Echeveria)

#21

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Ferocactus emoryi ssp. rectispinus (Long Spined Barrel Cactus)

#23

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Uebelmannia pectinifera

#24

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Escobaria sneedii var. leei (Sneed's Pincushion Cactus)

#25

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Agave × romanii 'Shadow Dancer' (Century Plant)

#26

 

Notocactus leninghausii (Golden Ball Cactus)

#27

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Aeonium 'Mint Saucer'

#28

 

Echinocactus grusonii (Golden Barrel Cactus)

#29

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Tephrocactus sp.

#30

 

Cylindropuntia kleiniae (Candle Cholla)

#31

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Sedum rubrotinctum (Christmas Cheer)

#32

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Rebutia borealis

#33

 

Tephrocactus geometricus

#34

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Ferocactus hamatacanthus (Turk's Head)

#35

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Thelocactus bicolor (Glory of Texas)

#36

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Melocactus levitestatus

#38

 

Melocactus bahiensis f. acispinosus

#39

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Ferocactus latispinus (Devil's Tongue Cactus)

#40

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Echinocactus texensis (Horse Crippler)

#41

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Mila caespitosa f. nealeana

#43

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x Pachyveria sp.

#44

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Echinocereus coccineus (Claret Cup Cactus)

#45

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Ferocactus wislizeni (Fishhook Cactus)

#46

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Quiabentia zehntneri

#47

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Matucana intertexta

#48

 

Fouquieria columnaris (Boojum Tree)

#49

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Lobivia pygmaea 'Gracilispina'

#50

 

Oreocereus celsianus (Old Man of the Andes)

#51

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Agave victoriae-reginae 'Compacta' (Queen Agave)

#52

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Cereus validus 'Spiralis' (Spiraled Cereus)

#53

 

Mammillaria plumosa (Feather Cactus)

#54

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Ariocarpus retusus (Living Rock Cactus)

#55

 

Echeveria cante

#56

 

Mammillaria spinosissima super red (Spiny Pincushion Cactus)

#57

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Echeveria × (Echeveria)

#58

 

Tephrocactus articulatus (Paper Spined Cholla)

#59

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Thelocactus hexaedrophorus

#60

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Tephrocactus geometricus

#61

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Trichocereus riomizquensis

#62

 

Ledebouria socialis (Silver Squill)

#63

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Agave parryi 'Cream Spike' (Mescal)

#64

 

Pygmaeocereus bieblii

#65

 

Echinofossulocactus dichroacanthus

#66

 

Echeveria setosa (Mexican Firecracker)

#67

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Trichocereus 'Super Apricot'

#69

 

Opuntia sulphurea (Pricklypear Cactus)

#70

 

Astrophytum myriostigma var. triogonum (Bishop's Hat)

#71

 

Echeveria purpusiorum

#72

 

Echeveria 'Faun’s Leap'

#74

 

Echinocereus reichenbachii (Lace Cactus)

#75

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Agave × Manfreda 'Bloodspot' (Mangave)

#76

 

Agave utahensis (Utah Agave)

#78

 

Mammillaria bombycina (Silken Pincusion)

#79

 

Pilosocereus pachycladus (Blue Columnar Cactus)

#80

 

Aeonium nobile

#81

 

Alluaudia procera (Madagascan Ocotillo)

#82

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Echeveria agavoides (Carpet Echeveria)

#83

 

Gymnocalycium mihanovichii (Plain Cactus)

#84

 

Agave victoriae-reginae (Queen Victoria Agave)

#89

 

Cephalocereus senilis (Old Man Cactus)

#91

 

Dudleya brittonii (Britton's Dudleya)

#92

 

Agave murpheyi (Murphey's Century Plant)

#93

 

Sedum morganianum (Burro's Tail)

#95

 

Sedum morganianum (Burro's Tail)

#96

 

Opuntia subulata

#97

 

Fouquieria splendens (Ocotillo)

#98

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Echeveria agavoides (Carpet Echeveria)

#99

 

Graptopetalum paraguayense (Ghost Plant)

#100

 

Copiapoa coquimbana

#101

 

Uebelmannia pectinifera

#102

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Agave pumila

#103

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Echinofossulocactus caespitosus

#105

 

Echinocereus viridiflorus var. correllii (Correll's Hedgehog Cactus)

#106

 

Rebutia minuscula (Fire Crown Cactus)

#107

 

Echeveria laui (Blue Echeveria)

#108

 

Echinocereus pentalophus (Lady Finger Cactus)

#109

 

Opuntia cochenillifera f. variegata (Variegated Cochineal Cactus)

#110

 

Echeveria × (Echeveria)

#111

 

Astrophytum myriostigma (Bishop's Miter)

#112

 

Opuntia sulphurea 'A-Clone' (Pricklypear Cactus)

#114

 

Trichocereus 'Arizona Sunset'

#115

 

Thelocactus hexaedrophorus ssp. hexaedrophorus

#116

 

Escobaria sneedii ssp. villardii (Carpet Foxtail Cactus)

#117

 

Astrophytum ornatum (Monk's Hood)

#118

 

Tephrocactus molinensis

#119

 

Echinofossulocactus zacatecasensis

#120

 

Peperomia graveolens

#121

 

Echeveria setosa (Mexican Firecracker)

#122

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Beaucarnea gracilis (Ponytail Palm)

#123

 

Gymnocalycium andreae

#124

 

Oreocereus celsianus (Old Man of the Andes)

#126

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Agave parryi 'Cream Spike' (Mescal)

#128

 

Echeveria × (Echeveria)

#129

 

Echeveria nodulosa (Painted Echeveria)

#130

 

Echeveria × (Echeveria)

#133

 

Peperomia prostrata clone #1

#134

 

Haworthia bolusii × cooperi

#135

 

Pleiospilos compactus ssp. canus (Mimicry Plant)

#136

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Haworthiopsis attenuata var. glabrata

#137

 

Kalanchoe rhombopilosa (Pies from Heaven)

#138

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Aloe jucunda (Aloe)

#139

 

Aloe bellatula (Aloe)

#140

 

Aloe fleurentinorum (Aloe)

#141

 

Aloe arborescens (Candelabra Aloe)

#142

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Haworthia emelyae var. emelyae

#143

 

Delosperma esterhuyseniae

#144

 

Aloe variegata (Partridge Breast Aloe)

#145

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Aloe broomii (Aloe)

#146

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Euphorbia susannae (Suzanne's Spurge)

#147

 

Euphorbia resinifera (Resin Spurge)

#148

 

Gasteria excelsa

#149

 

Delosperma oehleri

#150

 

Haworthia attenuata

#151

 

Crassula atropurpurea var. anomala

#152

 

Haworthia reinwardtii 'Variegata'

#153

 

Glottiphyllum davisii (Tongueleaf)

#154

 

Haworthia glauca var. herrei

#155

 

Haworthia pygmaea var. pygmaea (Haworthia)

#156

 

Haworthia retusa var. dekenahii (Haworthia)

#158

 

Euphorbia obesa (Gingham Golf Ball)

#159

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Crassula muscosa (Toy Cypress)

#160

 

Haworthia × 'Mirrorball'

#161

 

Hereroa glenensis

#162

 

Tromotriche thudichumii

#163

 

Anacampseros rufescens

#165

 

Ruschia karrooica

#166

 

Caralluma hesperidum (Carrion Plant)

#167

 

Gasteria armstrongii

#168

 

Aloe 'Crosby’s Prolific' (Aloe)

#169

 

Astroloba spiralis (Astroloba)

#170

 

Crassula × 'Ivory Pagoda' (Ivory Pagoda Crassula)

#171

 

Haworthia venosa ssp. tessellata

#172

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Aloe sinkatana (Aloe)

#173

 

Kalanchoe campanulata

#174

 

Crassula perfoliata

#175

 

Pleiospilos bolusii (Mimicry Plant)

#176

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Titanopsis calcarea (Jewel Plant)

#177

 

Gasteria milii grandiflora

#178

 

Ruschia spinosa

#180

 

Haworthia pygmaea var. pygmaea (Haworthia)

#181

 

Adromischus alstonii

#182

 

Glottiphyllum praepingue

#183

 

Aloe descoingsii (Descoings Aloe)

#184

 

Stapelia × mirabilis

#185

 

Aloe dichotoma (Quiver Tree)

#186

 

Hoodia pilifera ssp. annulata

#187

 

Crassula ausensis ssp. titanopsis

#188

 

Aloe plicatilis (Fan Aloe)

#189

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Bowiea volubilis (Climbing Onion)

#190

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Haworthia arachnoidea var. setata

#191

 

Haworthia emelyae var. comptoniana (Haworthia)

#192

 

Haworthiopsis × tortuosa f. variegata

#193

 

Aloe pictifolia (Kouga Aloe)

#194

 

Haworthiopsis scabra var. morrisiae

#195

 

Aloe lutescens (Aloe)

#196

 

Haworthia fasciata (Zebra Haworthia)

#197

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Argyroderma sp.

#198

 

Haworthia venosa ssp. granulata

#199

 

Adromischus trigynus

#200

 

Haworthia coarctata var. coarctata

#201

 

Lithops aucampiae

#202

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Aloinopsis malherbei (Giant Jewel Plant)

#203

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Stapelia schinzii var. angolensis

#204

 

Haworthia mirabilis var. sublineata

#205

 

Haworthia herbacea var. herbacea

#206

 

Haworthia chloracantha var. denticulifera

#207

 

Adromischus cooperi (Plover Eggs Plant)

#208

 

Haworthia nigra var. nigra

#209

 

Cheiridopsis derenbergiana

#210

 

Haworthia magnifica var. magnifica (Windowed Haworthia )

#211

 

Senecio medley-woodii

#212

 

Haworthia viscosa (Haworthia)

#213

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Aloe aristata (Torch Plant)

#214

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Haworthia coarctata var. adelaidensis

#215

 

Crassula sericea var. hottentotta

#216

 

Lithops fulviceps var. lactinea

#217

 

Haworthia cooperi var. truncata

#218

 

Trichodiadema sp.

#219

 

Albuca spiralis

#220

 

Adromischus marianae f. herrei

#222

 

Conophytum sp.

#223

 

Ornithogalum sp.

#224

 

Lithops aucampiae var. koelemanii

#225

 

Rabiea albipuncta

#226

 

Haworthia parksiana

#227

 

Ceropegia stapeliiformis (Snake Creeper)

#228

 

Aloe nobilis (Golden-tooth Aloe)

#229

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Haworthia cooperi var. venusta

#230

 

Oscularia pedunculata

#231

 

Gasteria sp.

#232

 

Crassula elegans (Elegant Crassual)

#233

 

Adromischus umbraticola

#234

 

Crassula rupestris ssp. marnierana (Jade Necklace Vine)

#236

 

Haworthia cooperi var. cooperi

#237

 

Crassula undulata

#238

 

Adromischus marianae f. herrei

#239

 

Adromischus cristatus (Crinkleleaf Plant)

#240

 

Crassula rupestris (Buttons On A String)

#241

 

Haworthia turgida (Haworthia)

#242

 

Crassula mesembrianthoides

#243

 

Crassula ovata (Jade Plant)

#244

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Crassula tomentosa var. interupta

#245

 

Haworthia marumiana

#246

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Stapelia deflexa (Bent Flowered Stapelia)

#247

 

Oscularia deltoides (Deltoid Leaved Dewplant)

#250

 

Glottiphyllum sp.

#251

 

Haworthia × (Hybrid Haworthia)

#252

 

Haworthia cymbiformis (Cathedral Window Haworthia)

#253

 

Aloinopsis villetii

#254

 

Haworthia × (Hybrid Haworthia)

#256

 

Huernia saudi-arabica

#257

 

Haworthia cymbiformis var. cymbiformis (Cathedral Window Haworthia )

#258

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Aloe fleurentinorum (Aloe)

#261

 

Lithops aucampiae

#263

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Aloe arenicola (Sand Aloe)

#264

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Gibbaeum shandii (Beak of a Shark)

#266

 

Aloe karasbergensis

#267

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Faucaria britteniae (Tiger's Jaw)

#269

 

Haworthia mirabilis var. paradoxa

#271

 

Haworthia limifolia var. limifolia (Fairy Washboard)

#272

 

Crassula swaziensis

#273

 

Ruschia impressa

#275

 

Stapelia sp.

#276

 

Ornithogalum longebracteatum (Pregnant Onion)

#277

 

Aloe nobilis (Golden-tooth Aloe)

#278

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Huernia stapelioides

#279

 

Gasteria sp.

#280

 

Gasteria carinata var. verrucosa

#281

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