Is there such thing as a succulent shrub? Aloe plicatilis is a short tree-form succulent. Fans of oblong leaves with rounded ends originate at the ends of branches. It blooms with spikes of tubular red-orange flowers in early spring. Attracts hummingbirds. Can reach heights of 6 feet.
Light: Full sun to partial shade (coastal), partial shade (inland)
Hardiness: 25 degrees Fahrenheit
Fairly easy care plant. Provide some supplemental water during hot, dry summers.
Plant with lower-growing groundcover-type succulents. The rounded leaf shape contrasts nicely with finely textured, spiky plants.