Family: Cactaceae Habitat: Southern Arizona and Northern Mexico. Cultivation: Keep your Lophocereus in full sun and always above 6°C, as they cannot tolerate the cold. Water sparingly.

Agave patonii

Agave patonii or Agave parryi is mainly present in Arizona but it can be found also in southeastern New Mexico and western Texas. It lives at an altitude between 1200 and 2800 meters above sea level.

Agave chrysantha

Agave Chrysantha is endemic to the mountains of central Arizona, until the Rincon mountains. This species is found between 700 and 2300 metres above the sea level: it grows in high desert scrubs, [...]


The plants of the genus Graptopetalum in English are also called "Leatherpetal", that means leather petals: they have flowers with particularly thick and sturdy petals, although small and grouped [...]