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Cephalophyllum Genus

 

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile

Description

Cephalophyllum genus. These are clump-forming bushy, perennial succulents with semi-cylindrical to cylindrical green leaves. The flowers are borne after 1 or 2 years. They are frost tender, min 5C and will require sun and well drained soil. You can propagate by seeds in the spring or summer.

Characteristics

Perennials, Succulents

Origin

Africa

Interest and use

Grown for the flowers which are borne after 1 or 2 years.

Propagation

Seed in spring or summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphids may be a problem.

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