Chinese/Tibetan in origin this clump forming perennial is tough, unusual and ideally suited to shady woodlands. It has foliage not unlike a Cyclamen and some…
Stapelia genus (Carrion flower). There are about 45 species of clump-forming perennial succulents with upright 4 angled stems. The flowers are wide open and star-shaped, and will bloom in red, brown and purple.
Perennials, Evergreens, Fragrants
Tropical and southern Africa
They are frost-tender species with a min of 11C. Plant in full sun or partial-shade with moderately fertile, very well-drained soil.
Propagation is from seeds or stem cuttings in the spring or summer.
Mealy bugs, root mealy bugs and black root rot.
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