Oscularia deltoides

Botanical names:
Oscularia deltoides Accepted
Lampranthus deltoides Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Plant Height: 6 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 24 to 36 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Leaf
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Posted by Gina1960 (Florida - Zone 9a) on Dec 22, 2018 9:21 AM

I am fascinated by all of the gorgeous plants that you post. All of them are just beautiful is a totally different way than the plants that grow where I live.

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HamiltonSquare On March 9, 2016 Obtained plant
Planted 2016-03-14 2006 SE
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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New succulents ... will they all get along? by djinnevada Apr 26, 2017 9:03 PM 6
Another Plant ID by ljones26 Jul 30, 2016 9:55 AM 4
Same photos in two species. Lampranthus deltoids and Oscularia vredenbugensis by HamiltonSquare Jul 11, 2014 9:53 PM 13
Please help with an ID !!! by jojoe Aug 17, 2012 3:47 PM 5
Post your container pictures here by valleylynn Nov 30, 2012 6:16 AM 1,378

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