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Saturday, September 15, 2007

Succulent flowers

I don't know the name of this plant. I bought it a couple of years ago, delighted by the plump, fuzzy leaves that look like animal paws. They have recently bloomed for the first time. Look how pretty!




And fuzzy, too!

2 comments:

  1. I think I found your succulent name!

    Cotyledon ladismithiensis

    Family: Crassulaceae
    Genus: Cotyledon
    Species: ladismithiensis

    Common Name: Cotyledon ladismithiensis

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    More about Cotyledon ladismithiensis

    Cotyledon ladismithiensis, native to South Africa, forms a small shrublet to 6" in height. Several "teeth" at the apex of each fleshy, fuzzy leaf give the appearance of "bearclaws". Clusters of yellowish-orange bell-shaped flowers in late spring. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Bright light for best form with ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Protect from frost.
    Julie

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