Crassula × perforata - Ivory Towers

Crassula × perforata - Ivory Towers

$4.29
SKU:
SS5311

Product Details

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Ivory Towers or Giant String of Buttons (Crassula × perforata): Tall-growing succulent with stacks of thick, joined leaf pairs skewered by a stem that grows up to 18.0" tall. Give it plenty of sunshine and its pistachio green leaves will take on a dark pink outline. Expect a tall bloom stalk lined with small, white flowers from this South African Crassula.

This variety is distinguished from other members of the C. perforata complex by its large size and the thick coating of farina that can give it a powdery blue appearance. Planting tip: let this succulent go wild in a hanging pot for a beautiful trailing cascade.

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, great 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.

This variety is easy to re-root from stem cuttings. Look to our Succulent Cuttings Guide for tips on succulent propagation.

Full Crassula Guide

Color - Primary

Blue / Blue-green

Color - Secondary

Pink

Bloom Color

White Bloom

Cold Hardiness

Zone 10 (30F)

Recommended Light Conditions

Filtered / Partial Sun

Recommended Light Conditions

Bright Indoor Light

Maximum Height

Over 12"

Growth Habit / Shape

Vertical Grower / Tall Stem

Growth Habit / Shape

Hanging / Trailing

Seasonality

Year-round Color

Product Format

2.0" Pot

Special Characteristic

Easy to Propagate

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