Splitrock (Pleiospilos nelii)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 2-3 inches
Plant Spread: varies
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Bi-Color: Yellow and Orange
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Suitable for miniature gardens
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Prefers to be under-potted


Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Apr 15, 2012 3:45 AM

Exposure to some direct sunlight will intensify the color of this plant.

Water only when very dry.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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