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Stapelia variegata in a 1.5 in diameter vintage terracotta pot.
Stapelia variegata (Star flower). This is a clump-forming, succulent with toothed grey green stems which are mottled purple. In early summer, cymes of funnel-shaped, dark brown-red flowers are produced.
They are frost-tender species with full sun or partial-shade with moderately fertile, very well-drained soil. Propagation is from seeds or stem cuttings in the spring or summer.
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