Online Resources

Henry Shaw Cactus and Succulent Society members have collectively accumulated many years of experience in selecting and raising cacti and succulents. Some of their knowledge is reflected in the Plant of the Month pages, which provide background and growing tips for various species.

Click the links below for further information on cacti and succulents. To suggest additional links, e-mail

To ask specific cacti and succulent questions, contact Mike Hellmann –, or the Kemper Center for Home Gardening at Missouri Botanical Garden – or 314- 577-5143. Allow up to seven days for a reply. Members can also log in to the HSCSS Online Forum to discuss plant concerns and other topics.

Links – Plant Culture

Links – Propagation

Links – Genus-Specific Information

Links – Winter-Hardy Plants

Links – Taxonomy

Links – Conservation

Links – Succulent Societies

Links – Botanical Gardens

Links – Growers

Links – Auction Stores

Links – Other Resources