NEW! - Cont.= 8,5 cm. Low growing succulent from South Africa with succulent green pointed leaves that turn purple in bright light. Flowers are pink, reminiscent of Portulaca flowers.
Anacampseros rufescens, native to South Africa, forms small spiralling rosettes with succulent green pointed leaves that turn purple in bright light. Flowers are pink to 3/4" and resemble flattened Portulaca flowers. Clusters freely to form mats. Requires porous soil with adequate drainage. Bright light and ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Protect from frost.
The genus Anacampseros belongs to the family of the Portulacaceae (Purslane Family).
We offer a plant of the following size: Cont.= 8,5 cm. Container size will give you an idea, but succulents are often sent bare root. These plants are very tolerant of bare-rooting.
Picture of the flower from wikimedia commons:
By Frank Vincentz - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1709132
|Minimum winter temperature||-20 ºC to -15 ºC|