11 Succulents for a Desert Garden

Cacti create intrigue with their weird shapes, fierce spines and surprisingly vivid flowers. Together with other succulents, these easy plants are perfect for a sunny windowsill.
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Photo By: DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Photo By: DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Photo By: DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Photo By: DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Photo By: DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Photo By: DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Photo By: DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Photo By: DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Photo By: DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Photo By: DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Photo By: DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Haworthia (Haworthia attenuata f. clariperla)

5 inches high, 5 inches wide.

Penicillata cactus (Parodia penicillata)

12 inches high, 5 inches wide.

Ball cactus (Parodia magnifica)

6 inches high, 18 inches wide.

Echinocereus (Echinocereus pulchellus)

2 inches high, 6 inches wide.

Plush plant (Echiveria pulvinata)

12 inches high, 20 inches wide.

Living stone (Lithops pseudotruncatella subsp. dentritica)

1 1/2 inches high, 1 1/2 inches wide.

Flaming Katy (Kalanchoe blossfeldiana)

16 inches high, 16 inches wide.

Silver jade plant (Crassula arborescens)

24 inches high, 24 inches wide in a pot.

Easter lily cactus (Echinopsis multiplex)

10 inches high, 12 inches wide.

Torch plant (Aloe aristata)

5 inches high, 12 inches wide.

Mammillaria (Mammillaria blossfeldiana)

2 inches high, 2 inches wide.