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)|
|Scientific Name||Adromischus alstonii|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to light shade|
My favorite Adromischus
Great plants, hard to find and big and beautiful, lost some leaves during shipping but they rooted right up, overall love this plant
10 out of 10 for beauty
Absolutely beautiful plant! Great size too.