Aptemia cordifolia variegata
Aptemia cordifolia variegata
Aptemia cordifolia variegata
Aptemia cordifolia variegata
Aptemia cordifolia variegata
Aptemia cordifolia variegata
Aptemia cordifolia variegata
Aptemia cordifolia variegata
Aptemia cordifolia variegata
Aptemia cordifolia variegata
Aptemia cordifolia variegata
Aptemia cordifolia variegata

Aptemia cordifolia variegata

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Blooming Season Late spring/early summer
Common Name Variegated baby sun rose
Dormancy Winter
Flower Medium purple
Frost Tolerance 50 ºf
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 10a to 11
Height 6-12 in. (15-30 Cm)
Origin South africa
Scientific Name Aptemia cordifolia variegata
Shape -
Sun Exposure Full sun

Aptemia cordifolia variegata

(This plant comes in a 3.5 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).

Aptenia cordifolia is a perennial, prostrate, ground-covering herb with small heart-shaped, glossy green succulent leaves sparkling in the sun. It appear to crawl along the soil and hug the ground forming a tight, almost clipped appearance and stays green year-round. Aptenia is a popular, maintenance-free ground cover used extensively to cover banks and slopes through-out the tropics and warmer temperate areas of the world. It is one of the more easily cultivated succulent species.

Common Names include:Rock rose, Noon flower, Heart-leaf iceplant, Dew plant, Heartleaf iceplant, Red apple, Ice Plant, Aptenia, Baby Sun Rose
Temp zones: 8B-11
Frost tolerance: will handle temperatures down to - 7° C/ 19.4 F
Sun exposure: Sun to half-shade.
Origin: eastern coastal region of the Cape Province
Growth habits: Plants grow no taller than about 7-10 cm but can climb on neighboring vegetation cloaking the base of trees and shrubs up to 2 metres tall, and forming a thick mat by growing over itself.
Watering needs: Water regularly when soil becomes dry, characteristics indicate that it can over-summer without water and then grow vigorously during the rainy season, although constantly wet soil can cause it to rot.

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 for an additional $3.00.  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 save to ship. Care instructions: Care instructions are included in every package you order. Shipping details and customer service policy: We ship via USPS Priority Mail. 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.

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

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Erica M.
United States United States

Gorgeous and unusual. They arrived in great shape, are healthy, and are off to a good start.

Lochie C.
United States United States
WAS a beautiful plant!

Now it isn't..nothing left..don't know what ate it..have over 1000 plants...nothing else got eaten!!!