Haworthia are native to South Africa, mostly with thick fleshy leaves filled with a translucent jelly and formed into a rosette. They vary greatly in size, colour and form. Many have attractively patterned leaves. Flowers are small, white and bell-shaped on long stems. The Haworthia belongs to the family of the Xanthorrhoeaceae, subfamily Asphodeloideae.

The species in production are:

  • Haworthia 'Chira'
  • Haworthia crosby
  • Haworthia cymbiformis 'Kilimanjaro'
  • Haworthia fasciata 'Big Band'
  • Haworthia fasciata concolor
  • Haworthia 'Green Spine'
  • Haworthia haworthioides 'Snow White'
  • Haworthia herbaceae
  • Haworthia limifolia
  • Haworthia mitriformis
  • Haworthia pentagona
  • Haworthia pentagona cluster
  • Haworthia retusa
  • Haworthia 'Seastar'
  • Haworthia squarrosa
  • Haworthia 'Vivaldi'

All varieties are available as cuttings, only Haworthia hawothioides 'Snow White' is also available in a 5,5 cm. pot.