is a large genus of succulent plants with an extremely large distribution throughout North America and Eurasia. With the exception of a few species in Peru, sedums are endemic to regions of the Northern Hemisphere, spanning a wide range of climate zones, from sub-tropical to polar. The genus is comprised of more than 400 species, with still more garden cultivars and hybrids in existence. Sedums are remarkable for their diversity of colors, shapes, and growth habits.
New cultivars and hybrid Agaves are being introduced every year. Variegated forms, dwarf varieties and even inter-generic hybrids like Mangave are showing up in garden centers and plant society shows. In the following post, we will discuss some ways in which you can keep your agaves thriving through the summer.
Echeveria gibbiflora is the largest of all echeveria species, and one of the parent plants of the majority of the large, cabbage-head echeveria hybrids we’ve come to know so well.
With such a diverse array of succulents out in the marketplace these days, proper taxonomy and identification often gets overlooked. Succulent identification confusion exists even amongst experienced horticulturalists, and plants might leave a nursery mislabeled or even unlabeled.