Sea bed

Re-create the look of an ocean reef with succulent plants

Debra Lee Baldwin


Solana Succulents (closed Mon; 355 N. U.S. 101, Solana Beach, CA; or 858/259-4568).

The Dry Garden in Oakland (closed Mon; 6556 Shattuck Ave.; 510/547-3564).

Mail order and walk-in:

Arid Lands Greenhouses in Tucson (open Sat, by appointment Sun―Fri; 3560 W. Bilby Rd.; www.aridlands.comor 520/883-9404).

California Cactus Center in Pasadena, CA (216 S. Rosemead Blvd.; or 626/795-2788).

Mail-order nurseries that offer an excellent selection of succulents:

Squaw Mountain Gardens, Estacada, OR; 503/637-3585;

Yucca-Do Nursery, Hempstead, TX; 979/826-4580;

Mail-order sources of rare and collectible succulents:

Grigsby Cactus Gardens, Vista, CA; 760/727-1323;

Huntington Botanical Gardens International Succulent Introductions:


Around The Web