PlantsGasteria→Ox Tongue (Gasteria obliqua)

Botanical names:
Gasteria obliqua Accepted
Gasteria bicolor Synonym
Gasteria maculata Synonym
Gasteria marmorata Synonym
Gasteria liliputana Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 6-12 inches
Plant Spread: 15-18 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Leaves are dark green spotted with small white dots; tips of leaves are a rosy color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Labeled as Gasteria liliputana at the time I saw this specimen.

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Location: Ann Arbor, MichiganDate: October 5, 2021Gastonia, a type of aloe
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Location: Philadelphia flower showDate: 2013-03-11
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Location: Chicago Botanic GardenDate: 2018-08-31
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Location: LouisvilleDate: 2020-04-11
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Date: June 27, 2004
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Location: UC Berkeley Botanical GardensDate: 2008-11-06
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Location: 98108in deep tray in Volunteer park conservitory Sea Wa
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2014-08-20
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Location: Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Superior, AZDate: 3/4/17
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Plant Events from our members
wilmarosebud On July 9, 2018 Obtained plant
A gift from Jai_Ganesha (Jack)
dnrevel On September 25, 2021 Obtained plant
Bought a tray of different succulents, this one was the only one labeled. Franks in Maryland. New to me, Fall of 2021.
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Gasteria by Moonhowl Mar 20, 2013 7:13 AM 4

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