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Fenestraria aurantiaca

Baby's toes

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to September
  • Height0.05m to 0.1m
  • Spread0.2m to 0.35m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourGolden yellow
  • Leaf ColourGrey green

Description

Fenestraria aurantiaca (Baby's toes). This small succulent, dense mound to 10cm tall and 35cm wide. Bears upright and opposite, triangular or deltoid, smooth, grey-green leaves to 2.5cm long. Golden yellow flowers are large and appear from late summer to autumn.

Characteristics

Perennial, Succulent

Origin

Namibia

Interest and use

Rock or desert garden plants

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Needs

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

Propagation

Propagate from seed in autumn or spring or by division in spring or summer.

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