Adromischus festivus
Adromischus festivus
Adromischus festivus
Adromischus festivus
Adromischus festivus
Adromischus festivus
Adromischus festivus
Adromischus festivus
Adromischus festivus
Adromischus festivus
Adromischus festivus
Adromischus festivus

Adromischus Festivus commonly known as ‘Plover eggs’ is a dwarf succulent that grows up to a height of 7 cm tall. This winter-based plant has its origin in South Africa and belongs to the Crassulaceae family.

Growth Rate

Adromischus Festivus is a low-growing succulent native to high altitudes in the Eastern Cape mountains.

Flowering

Tall flowering spikes with small pinkish tubular flowers appear at the tips of the plant. This plant blooms during mid-summer.

Watering and Feeding

In terms of watering, this plant is extremely low-maintenance. Succulent leaves retain a lot of moisture, so let the soil dry completely between waterings and then water thoroughly. Fertilization is not required, but if used, make sure it is formulated specifically for cacti and succulents.

Soil

Adromischus Festivus thrives in well-draining soil. To boost drainage, use cacti or succulent soil, or modify potting soil with sand up to 50%.

Hardiness

This plant has a hardiness zone of 9b to 11 b and frost tolerance of -7° C for short periods.

Light

Allow Adromischus Festivus plenty of direct sunlight with full sun exposure during the hottest afternoon hours.

Propagation

Leaf cuttings are an excellent way to propagate these plants. Attempt to keep the leaf upright so that the roots can grow downward. While rooting, keep the soil warm and moist.

Buying Adromischus Festivus ‘Plover eggs’ would be a show stopper to your house. It will add grace once purchased.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Spring Mid summer
Botanical Name Adromischus festivus
Common Name Plover eggs
Dormancy Winter
Family Crassulaceae
Flower Color Pink (white tone), white cream
Genus Adromischus
Growth Habit Compact branches
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 3 in. tall
Native Area Eastern Cap Mountain
Plant Type Dwarf succulent
Propagation By stem cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, pest resistance, mild frost tolerant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Succulents potting mix soil
Special Features Airy leaves, showy flowers
Sun Exposure Full sun, Partial shade
Toxicity Toxic to humans, toxic to pets
Watering Needs Low

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Adromischus festivus

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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.

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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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Adromischus Festivus commonly known as ‘Plover eggs’ is a dwarf succulent that grows up to a height of 7 cm tall. This winter-based plant has its origin in South Africa and belongs to the Crassulaceae family.

Growth Rate

Adromischus Festivus is a low-growing succulent native to high altitudes in the Eastern Cape mountains.

Flowering

Tall flowering spikes with small pinkish tubular flowers appear at the tips of the plant. This plant blooms during mid-summer.

Watering and Feeding

In terms of watering, this plant is extremely low-maintenance. Succulent leaves retain a lot of moisture, so let the soil dry completely between waterings and then water thoroughly. Fertilization is not required, but if used, make sure it is formulated specifically for cacti and succulents.

Soil

Adromischus Festivus thrives in well-draining soil. To boost drainage, use cacti or succulent soil, or modify potting soil with sand up to 50%.

Hardiness

This plant has a hardiness zone of 9b to 11 b and frost tolerance of -7° C for short periods.

Light

Allow Adromischus Festivus plenty of direct sunlight with full sun exposure during the hottest afternoon hours.

Propagation

Leaf cuttings are an excellent way to propagate these plants. Attempt to keep the leaf upright so that the roots can grow downward. While rooting, keep the soil warm and moist.

Buying Adromischus Festivus ‘Plover eggs’ would be a show stopper to your house. It will add grace once purchased.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Spring Mid summer
Botanical Name Adromischus festivus
Common Name Plover eggs
Dormancy Winter
Family Crassulaceae
Flower Color Pink (white tone), white cream
Genus Adromischus
Growth Habit Compact branches
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 3 in. tall
Native Area Eastern Cap Mountain
Plant Type Dwarf succulent
Propagation By stem cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, pest resistance, mild frost tolerant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Succulents potting mix soil
Special Features Airy leaves, showy flowers
Sun Exposure Full sun, Partial shade
Toxicity Toxic to humans, toxic to pets
Watering Needs Low

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