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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterSemi-moist

Description

Drosanthemum genus. This genus has about 95 species of perennial, most of them are creeping succulents some have a spreading habit, they will vary in height some will reach a height of 1m. The leaves are fleshy and densely covered in daisy-like flowers which will range from pink and yellow to deep purple. They are frost tender, min 5C and will need full sun and very well drained soil. Propagation is by seeds or stem cuttings in the spring or summer.

Characteristics

Perennials, Shrubs or Succulents

Origin

Desert regions of Namibia and S.Africa

Interest and use

Grown for its flowers in summer.

Propagation

Seed or stem cuttings in spring or summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Susceptible to aphids

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