Crassula perfoliata, var. minor

Botanical name

Crassula perfoliata, variation minor

Other names

Heuningbossie (Afrikaans)

Family

Crassulaceae

Dimensions

 

Description of stem

 

Description of leaves

Long, flat, falcate, succulent leaves of about 6 to 9 cm by 2 cm in width emerge from stems to give the plant a two-dimensional appearance; leaf colouring from yellow-green to grey-green

Description of flowers

Conspicuous broad red flowering heads of multiple small flowers on single stems a few cm above the leaves appearing in summer;

Description of seed/fruit

 

Description of roots

 

Variation

 

 

 

Propagation and cultivation

Grows from leaves or stem cuttings

Tolerances

 

Uses

Common garden and potted plant

Ecological rarity

 

Pests and Diseases

 

Other

 

Location

Typically on Eastern Cape river banks;

Distribution (SA provinces)

Eastern Cape

Country

South Africa

 

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