General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 16 to 18 inches
Plant Spread: 8 to 16 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Variegated
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Inflorescence Height: 12 to 24 inches
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Gasteria
  • Ox Tongue

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Location: Botanical garden of Barcelona (Spain)
Date: 2022-04-16
Location: National Botanical Garden, DC, Virginia :) | May, 2022
Date: 2022-05-28

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