Schlumbergera bridgesii; Synonyms: Schlumbergera bridgesii x buckleyi, Zygocactus x buckleyi, Epiphyllum bridgesii , Epiphyllum x buckleyi Description of Christmas Cactus, Schlumbergera bridgesii Some people maintain the true ‘Christmas Cactus’ is actually a hybrid (Schlumbergera bridgesii x buckleyi) developed from its parent plant that grows wild as a succulent Brazil.
If you’re looking for a plant that thrives in the conditions inside most homes, try the crown of thorns plant (Euphorbia milii). Growing the plant is easy because it adapts well to normal room temperatures and in dry indoor environments. It also forgives occasional missed waterings and feedings without complaint.
Echeveria elegans Mexican Hens and Chicks. Echeveria elegans, is as the name suggests, an elegant classic. Also known as White Mexican Rose, Mexican hens and chicks and Mexican Gem. The lovely flower-like rosettes can in time become a virtual carpet of pale blue.
Basic info: The Jade is grown indoors and borrows itself from the bonsai in the way it grows like a miniature tree, with a trunk and branches. It is also a succulent that will retain water well within the leaves, just like the cactus plant.