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Cephalophyllum spissum

Pink flowered form of an easy, creeping species, often used as a ground cover. It has beautiful glaucous leaves, triangular in section. Abundant bright flowers in winter, spectacular. It grows wild in the Ceres Karoo in a winter rainfall area. Protect from heavy frost .

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Pink flowered form of an easy, creeping species, often used as a ground cover. Beautiful glaucous leaves, triangular in section. Abundant bright flowers in winter, mauve-pink to blood-red. It is used as a ground cover in frost free areas, in slopes or rockeries.

It grows wild in the Ceres Karoo, in a winter rainfall area of South Africa. Protect from heavy frost .

We offer a plant of the following size:   Cont.= 12 cm. Container size will give you an idea, but mesembs are often sent bare root. These plants are very tolerant of bare-rooting.

Cultivation Protected
Plant origin Africa
Presentation Bare root
Max. Size 10cm-20cm
Botanical family Aizoaceae
Light Sun
Minimum winter temperature 0 ºC to 10 ºC
Flowering Season Winter
Plant type Herbaceous
Color Pink
Care Pot
Care Low-maintenance
Shape Succulents
Shape Perennials
Shape Groundcovers