Avonia papyracea namaensis
Avonia papyracea namaensis
Avonia papyracea namaensis
Avonia papyracea namaensis
Avonia papyracea namaensis
Avonia papyracea namaensis
Avonia papyracea namaensis
Avonia papyracea namaensis
Avonia papyracea namaensis
Avonia papyracea namaensis
Avonia papyracea namaensis
Avonia papyracea namaensis

Avonia papyracea namaensis

(This plant comes in a 2.5 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).

This species is the most common, largest and stoutest of the Avonia group. These unusual, plants have relatively large diameter stems (5-6 mm) compared with other members of the genus and develop a mass of miniature branching erect or creeping stems (Maximum size 5-10 (15) cm long). It has minute green leaves which are each protected and hidden by very closely imbricated and pure white, papery stipule, a characteristic of the Avonia genus. This bright white scales certainly reflect a large fraction of the visible solar radiation contributing to protect the plants from the blazing sun of their bare habitat. The flowers are very small whitish-green and solitary, they last less than an hour, and are so unobtrusively that it is very difficult to recognized them as flower. Plants grow very slowly and requires careful cultivation.

Hardiness: 41°F
Watering: March-Oct regular/Dry in winter
Sun needs: Light shade to full sun.


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

Blooming Season Late spring
Common Name Avonia
Dormancy Winter
Family Portulacaceae
Flower Yellow
Frost Tolerance 25 °f
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11b
Height 12 cm
Origin Namibia
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Avonia papyracea namaensis
Shape Dwarf
Sun Exposure Partial sun
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09/22/2021
Brenda W.
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Avonia papyracea namaensis

Great looking little plant. I’ve never had one like this before so I’m eager to see how it does.

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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.