Sand Rose (Anacampseros rufescens)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Plant Height: About 3 inches
Leaves: Other: Leaves are lance-shaped or almost round; the more exposure to light, the more vivid the leaf-colors.
Flowers: Fragrant
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Suitable for miniature gardens
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 14 to 21 days with fresh seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Leaf
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Posted by tarev (San Joaquin County, CA - Zone 9b) on Oct 15, 2011 7:56 PM

This succulent loves to show off its blooms when temperature hits the high 90's. As with any succulent, needs fast draining soil.

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