Chalk dudleya (Dudleya pulverulenta) tucked between rocks bordering steps in a private garden in Montecito. Photograph by Stephen Ingram

California Native Plants for the Garden: Dudleyas

One of the common names for Dudleya is “liveforever,” which speaks volumes about this western North American genus that thrives on neglect. This genus contains a number of California’s most rewarding succulents for use in horticulture. Its numerous species offer a dizzying array of leaf shapes, sizes, habits, and flower colors for the garden….

  • Celebration of Gardens

    The great thing about garden tours in cities like Palo Alto, Pasadena, and Portland is that you get to see…