Plants

The plants on this site do well in Bay Area gardens. The right sidebar organizes plants into categories (ex. tree, ground cover). The right side bar also features links to flowering plants organized by color. Note: If you are viewing this on a mobile device scroll down to view plant category and flower color links.

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Parodia

Genus: Parodia

Parodia cactus consist of a number of varieties that grow in small ball and columnar forms. They can appear as single columns growing to a height of three feet or in groups. Most Parodia have pronounced grooves and spines. The bright and showy flowers appear in a range of colors with yellow as the most common. When planted outdoors, parodia require scant water and well draining soil. They do best with partial afternoon shade.