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Haworthia fasciata

 
Haworthia fasciata

Common name zebra plant
Family asphodelaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z9b-10)
Size 6"
Light bright shade

Small aloe relative usually grown as a houseplant. It has sturdy upright succulent leaves patterned in white bumpy ridges, and a very tidy appearance overall. Ours came as part of a succulent basket meant as an indoor arrangement, but eventually found its way into our rock garden. It shouldn't survive a real zone 8b winter, but somehow it managed to not expire completely in our harsh freeze of January 2018, although it was set back severely. Our plant probably receives more sun than it cares for. So we're throwing all kinds of suboptimal conditions at the poor thing – if it doesn't just survive and but actually thrives, we'll know we have a winner.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: Houston rock garden

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