Nautilocalyx genus. This genus has about 38 species of evergreen perennials, they will form spreading clumps. Their stems are succulent with opposite pairs of fleshy, oval leaves. The leaves are often bronze when young and develop red tints in the sunlight.
Grown for their flowers and foliage.
They are intolerant of frost but otherwise easily grown in humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil in partial-shade.
You can propagate from seed in the spring, layers or cuttings in the summer.
Prone to mealy bugs and tarsonemid mites.
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