Oscularia caulescens

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Plant Height: 6-12 inches
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Good as a cover crop
Suitable for miniature gardens
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Closer look of Oscularia caulescens in bloom showing pistil and s

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Location: In my garden - San Joaquin County, CADate: 2015-02-26 - Winter seasonCloser look of Oscularia caulescens in bloom showing pistil and s
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Location: At our garden - Central Valley area, CADate: 2012-02-08Initial blooms of Oscularia caulescens
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Location: Thomson,Ga.Date: 2014-04-06
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Location: At our garden - Central Valley area, CADate: 2012-02-08A new plant addition: Oscularia caulescens
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Location: At my aunt's garden in Northridge, CADate: 2012-01-01Oscularia deltoides
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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The COVID_19 Picture Diversion thread by mcvansoest Dec 4, 2020 2:21 PM 1,424
Blooming in March...... by wcgypsy Mar 20, 2019 8:36 PM 16
What types of plants for a novice, full sun patio? by GrimmGardener Mar 3, 2019 1:21 AM 14
FOS (First of Spring) 2019 by UrbanWild Apr 8, 2019 6:23 PM 64
Starting small outdoor garden in clay pots with cactus and succulents by albert01 Aug 18, 2018 12:21 PM 12
Cactus and succulents chat by Baja_Costero Dec 4, 2020 10:53 AM 9,087
Blooming in February... by wcgypsy Feb 28, 2017 3:03 PM 23
Cactus and tender succulents chat 2017 by Dutchlady1 Jun 10, 2019 6:45 AM 1,215
Let's see what else we are growing in 2017 by Ursula Jan 10, 2018 6:14 PM 1,056
What's Blooming 2017 - Photos and Chat. by NJBob Jan 1, 2018 8:14 PM 1,563

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