Adromischus alstonii is a nice silver succulent with fairly flat wedge-shaped leaves, though thick, which are beautifully marked in chocolate spots colour giving them a marbled appearance.
Habit: Low growing perennials leaf-succulent forming small clusters or mats.
Inflorescence: A thyrse with l(-2)-flowered cymes, grey-green, erect, 20-35 cm tall.
Flowers: Tubular, pale yellowish green. Corolla-lobes 2,5-5 mm acute, white or tinged pale pink. mauve along margins, spreading to recurred. Lower lobes and throat with club-shaped hairs. Anthers not protruding from corolla-tube pedicels 2-3 mm long. Buds thin, straight gradually tapered toward tips, spreading.
Flowering season: Summer
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Cotyledon alstonii|
|Flower||Green with brown shades|
|Frost Tolerance||32f (0°c)|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||10a to 11|
|Height||Under 6 in. (15 Cm)|
|Pot Size||2 inch|
|Scientific Name||2 Inch Adromischus alstonii|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to light shade|
Nice plant, growing very rapidly. This one really hit the ground running.