Desert Rose (Adenium obesum subsp. boehmianum) in the Adeniums Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Adenium obesum subsp. boehmianum Accepted
Adenium boehmianum Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Cactus/Succulent
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Dry
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

credit: Hans Hillewaert

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Comments:
Posted by robertduval14 (Mason, New Hampshire - Zone 5b) on Apr 3, 2014 8:38 AM

Endemic to Namibia and Angola. Flowers exclusively in the dry winter season. Previously considered a synonym of Adenium obesum.

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