Anacampseros rufescens - Sand Rose [large]

$5.99
SKU:
P30151

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Sand Rose (Anacampseros rufescens) (Sweet): Spiraling rosettes of pointed leaves that are olive green on one side and wine red on the other. In the wild, it grows in small, rocky crevices in the shrublands of South Africa, eventually forming mats. The plants stay small in a pot but can send up a short bloom stalk, each with a single, large, bright pink flower. The wide, flattened flowers open each afternoon and close by nightfall. This plant is fully rooted in a 3.5" round, plastic container.

Soft succulents will not survive a hard frost, but if there is a risk of freezing temperatures they can be brought indoors to grow on a sunny window sill or under a grow light. They need ample sunlight, good drainage, and infrequent water to prevent rot. Pick containers with drainage holes and use well-draining cactus and succulent soil with 50% to 70% mineral grit such as coarse sand, pumice, or perlite. Water deeply enough for water to run out the drainage hole, then wait for the soil to fully dry before watering again.

Color - Primary

Green / Lime

Color - Secondary

Red / Burgundy

Bloom Color

Pink Bloom

Cold Hardiness

Zone 9 (20F)

Recommended Light Conditions

Full Sun

Recommended Light Conditions

Bright Indoor Light

Maximum Height

Under 3"

Growth Habit / Shape

Loose Rosette

Product Format

3.5" Pot

Special Characteristic

Showy Blooms

Special Characteristic

Pet Safe

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