|Succulent seedlings are so cute! |
Attractive succulent species from southern Africa, where it is common in savannah areas with summer rainfall, preferring rocky slopes. Its narrow fleshy leaves grow in a basket shape, curving upward to a height up to 30". Flowering stems rise higher, up to 5 ft, with dense racemes of orange-red tubular flowers. Long-lived where happy, and suitable for container culture.
||Germinate at room temperature with exposure to light. Maintain seedlings in their pots/trays until large enough to be handled (as long as a year).
detailed seed-starting info below
We're just trying this plant for the first time this year; it
hasn't found a permanent place in our gardens yet.
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- Seed from NARGS '18/'19 exchange. Baggy 70F with light (44%G, 10-16d)
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March 02, 2019