Adenium socotranum desert rose
Adenium socotranum desert rose
Adenium socotranum desert rose
Adenium socotranum desert rose
Adenium socotranum desert rose
Adenium socotranum desert rose
Adenium socotranum desert rose
Adenium socotranum desert rose
Adenium socotranum desert rose

Adenium socotranum Desert Rose Large (9"-15" tall)

(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. 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. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Adenium socotranum is also known as ‘Desert Rose’. A native of Socotra island in the Indian ocean, this plant belongs to the Apocynaceae family. Its bulbous-shaped truck and twiggy branches make it identifiable. Growing up to 10 to 16 feet in height, this winter-dormant plant is one of the most beautiful succulent plants.

Growth Rate

The growth rate of Adenium socotranum is slow, but it reaches incredible heights. 


This succulent plant blooms in a lovely pink color in the early spring season.

Water and Feeding/Fertilizer

Desert rose plants do not need excess water. However, lack of water creates problems in their growth. They need weekly watering during summers. 


The desert rose thrives in well-drained soil.


This variety of succulents belongs to the hardiness zone of 10a to 11b and has a frost tolerance of 0° C (32° F).


Adenium socotranum needs full sun to grow. When planted indoors, it needs a maximum of 6 hours of bright light. 


The Desert rose plant can be propagated through the cutting of branches or from seeds.

Adenium Socotranum ‘Desert Rose’ is a perfect succulent to add a decorative feel to any space. Suitable for both indoors & outdoors, this plant is a pure gem. 

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Blooming Season Early spring
Common Name Desert rose
Dormancy Winter
Family Apocynaceae
Flower Pink
Frost Tolerance Below 0°c
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 10a to 11b
Height 10′ to 16′ feet
Origin Socotra island in the indian ocean
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Adenium socotranum desert rose
Shape globular or columnar
Sun Exposure Full sun
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Judith B.
United States United States

Desert Rose

My plant arrived safely and well packed. The top of the stalk is green but there are no leaves. How long will it take for leaves to appear?

Nikkovinnick U.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Wonderful Specimen and even new leaf growt...

Wonderful Specimen and even new leaf growth! Cannot wait for the beautiful plant to mature! ❤️5/5

Yodoncorleone F.
United States United States
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Jose C.
United States United States

Awesom Adenium Socotranum

Very fast shipping and plants are never a disappointment!!!! Vey healthy plants

United States United States

Great specimen

Very happy with this tall, beautiful Adenium.. very thoughtfully selected for me.

Adenium socotranum desert rose

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Colder regions warning: If you 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. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. 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. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.