PlantsFaucaria→Tiger Jaws (Faucaria felina)

Botanical names:
Faucaria felina Accepted
Faucaria longifolia Synonym
Faucaria lupina Synonym

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

Tiger Jaws blooming now

Photo gallery:
Location: Sun Lakes, AZDate: 1-20-2021Tiger Jaws blooming now
By nmumpton
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Location: Peoria, AZDate: 04-13-2020Young tiger jaws plant
By vive1980
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 Photo Courtesy of Mountain Crest Gardens. Used with permission.
By Joy
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I continue to find an ID for this succulent by Willinator Jun 7, 2021 7:45 AM 3
Cactus and succulents chat by Baja_Costero Jan 23, 2022 6:15 PM 12,673
Hanging sempervivum ball by Joannabanana Jan 7, 2019 8:44 AM 4,944

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