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Fenestraria aurantiaca var. rhopalophylla

Baby's toes

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to October
  • Height0.05m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.2m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourYellow
  • Leaf ColourGrey green

Description

Fenestraria aurantiaca var. rhopalophylla (Baby's toes). This perennial succulent bears a rosette of round, upright, glossy, grey-green leaves, each with a flattened tip. In late summer and autumn, yellow flowers are borne.

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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