Baby Sunrose (Mesembryanthemum cordifolium 'Variegata')

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Botanical names:
Mesembryanthemum cordifolium Accepted
Aptenia cordifolia Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Variegated
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Lovely long trailing display in a 'window box' planting at a nurs

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Date: 2008-05-26Lovely long trailing display in a 'window box' planting at a nurs
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Location: Indiana  Zone 5Date: 2010-06-26
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Location: Arbor Gate Nursery, Tomball, TX
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Location: At a nurseryDate: 2008-05-14
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 Photo Courtesy of Mountain Crest Gardens. Used with permission.
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2016-05-03
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Date: 2012-08-19
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Comments:
Posted by gardengus (Indiana Zone 5b) on Nov 13, 2011 6:35 PM

Must be taken inside as a houseplant here in zone 5. Does well in a south window with little water. Cuttings are easy to root in spring.

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