Mesemb (Schwantesia borcherdsii)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 to 6 inches
Plant Spread: 4 to 6 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Fall
Late fall or early winter
Winter
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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