Living stones (Lithops karasmontana 'Klein Karas') in the Living Stones Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Other: Flowering is usually an indication the plant is preparing for its water rest and watering should begin to be reduced.
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: A pollinated seed pod will form a capsule that looks like a pentagon flower shape and will gradually dry to a brown color. It is closed when dry, but if water is placed on it, it will open out to release some of the seeds.
Propagation: Other methods: Other: Plants prefer gravely flats, stony ridges and hills that are made up of granite, quartz, shale, and limestone. The average rainfall for the lithops distribution area is less than 500mm.
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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