General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 12
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Clumps of 3 inch fleshy, boat-shaped, toothed leaves.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Fall
Late fall or early winter
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 7 to 14.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Tiger Jaws
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Faucaria felina
  • Synonym: Faucaria longifolia
  • Synonym: Faucaria lupina

Photo Gallery

photo by:  Dornenwolf
Location: Sun Lakes, AZ
Date: 1-20-2021
Tiger Jaws blooming now
Location: Peoria, AZ
Date: 04-13-2020
Young tiger jaws plant
Location: Fairfax, Virginia
Date: 2022-04-16
Location: BG Meise (Belgium)
Date: 2015-10-24
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2020-07-17
Location: Botanical Garden Bochum
Date: 2017-03-27
Formerly Faucaria lupina.

 Photo Courtesy of Mountain Crest Gardens. Used with permission.
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