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Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Plant Height: Up to 4 feet when planted in the ground. Two feet if in containers.
Plant Spread: 2 feet or more
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: About 1 inch long
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Can be either white or yellow.
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Will Naturalize
Suitable for miniature gardens
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Leaf
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Location: My Property Sunset Zone 23 Sub-Tropical Southern CaliforniaDate: 2012-05-04
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Location: My Property Sunset Zone 23 Sub-Tropical Southern CaliforniaDate: 2012-05-10
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Location: West Valley City, UT
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Date: 2013-03-15
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Location: La Crescenta, CADate: 2016-12-20
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Location: HomeDate: May 7 @4pmWhat’s wrong with my plant it looks unhappy
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Posted by Zencat (West Valley City, Utah - Zone 7a) on Oct 30, 2018 9:01 AM

I obtained this plant early this summer and placed it in a large pot with other succulents. It has done very well. It has been through a few frosts with temps down to 25° with no damage.

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tarev On February 13, 2016 Obtained plant
Obtained plant from Cactus Jungle Nursery
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