(This plant comes in a 2 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots.)
Adromischus maculatus a.k.a. “chocolate-drop” is a nice succulent with fairly flat wedge-shaped leaves, though thick, which are beautifully marked in chocolate 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
|Blooming Season||Spring and summer|
|Common Name||Calico hearts|
|Frost Tolerance||-6.7° C|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9b to 11|
|Height||Under 6 in|
|Pot Size||2 inch|
|Scientific Name||2 inch adromischus maculatus|
|Shape||Vertical Grower / Tall Stem|
|Sun Exposure||Partial to light shade|