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Lithops optica Rubra is a rare and unique succulent native to Namibia. It is commonly referred to as living stones due to its pink colored body and club shaped pair of leaves that look like stones or pebbles. These beautiful plants feature a bright reddish or purple hue and a daisy-like flower with a slim yellow center.

Lithops optica Rubra is a winter-growing plant and will be dormant in the summer. New leaves will usually appear in the autumn. It thrives in areas with bright sunlight with partial shade. This is an ideal choice for a collector of rare succulents and an excellent addition to any sunny garden.

Bloom Season Late summer early autumn
Botanical Name Lithops optica v. 'Rubra'
Common Name Living stones
Dormancy Summer
Family Aizoaceae
Flower Color Deep red, purple
Genus Lithops
Growth Habit Club shaped leaves
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 10 11 (USDA)
Mature Size 2 in. tall
Native Area Namibia
Plant Type Perennial succulent
Propagation By stem cuttings, offsets, seeds
Resistance Drought tolerant, deer resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Welldrained sandy soil
Special Features Easy to maintain
Sun Exposure Partial shade (Bright light)
Toxicity Safe for humans, safe for pets
Watering Needs Low

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Lithops optica 'Rubra'

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Please note: All Landscape Ready plants that are in a 6-inch pot or larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

If you live in a cold climate and are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.

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To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, you will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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Lithops optica Rubra is a rare and unique succulent native to Namibia. It is commonly referred to as living stones due to its pink colored body and club shaped pair of leaves that look like stones or pebbles. These beautiful plants feature a bright reddish or purple hue and a daisy-like flower with a slim yellow center.

Lithops optica Rubra is a winter-growing plant and will be dormant in the summer. New leaves will usually appear in the autumn. It thrives in areas with bright sunlight with partial shade. This is an ideal choice for a collector of rare succulents and an excellent addition to any sunny garden.

Bloom Season Late summer early autumn
Botanical Name Lithops optica v. 'Rubra'
Common Name Living stones
Dormancy Summer
Family Aizoaceae
Flower Color Deep red, purple
Genus Lithops
Growth Habit Club shaped leaves
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 10 11 (USDA)
Mature Size 2 in. tall
Native Area Namibia
Plant Type Perennial succulent
Propagation By stem cuttings, offsets, seeds
Resistance Drought tolerant, deer resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Welldrained sandy soil
Special Features Easy to maintain
Sun Exposure Partial shade (Bright light)
Toxicity Safe for humans, safe for pets
Watering Needs Low

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