Bijlia cana
Bijlia cana
Bijlia cana


Bijlia cana is endemic to South Africa
daisy-like yellow flowers seem to grow out of solid rock, making one wonder how their roots find source of sustenance.
Bijlia dilatata, commonly known as Bijlia cana, is an almost stemless, perennial, mat forming succulent up to 12 cm and more in diameterFlowers are bright yellow, and born on short stalks in winter.
Stems: The plants produce 2-3 short branches in small to large clusters.
Leaves: Fleshy, pale greyish-green, or yellowish tinged with red especially under strong sunlight and when kept dry

Cultivation and Propagation: Bijlia cana is easy to grow. These plants grow on winter rain and were heading for summer dormancy.
Exposure: It needs full sun or light shade.
Watering: Requires little water otherwise its epidermis breaks (resulting in unsightly scars). Bijlia cana should be watered in the fall as new growth appears. The numerous yellow flowers appear in winter. After flowering, decrease watering to prepare it for a rather dry summer rest. Water minimally in summer, only when the plant starts shrivelling but will generally grow even in summer if given water. Requires good drainage.
Hardiness: The growing period of this plant is from autumn to spring, when it requires a temperature of 10-16°C and a reasonable amount of water. Keep cool and shaded in summer. Hardy to -2°C.

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

Bloom Season Winter
Botanical Name Bijlia cana
Dormancy Summer
Family Aizoaceae
Flower Color Golden yellow
Genus Bijlia
Growth Habit Rosette
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 8b to 10a
Mature Size Under 6 in. (15 Cm)
Native Area South africa
Resistance 28°f (2°c).
Sun Exposure Full sun or light shade

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Bijlia cana

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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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Bijlia cana is endemic to South Africa
daisy-like yellow flowers seem to grow out of solid rock, making one wonder how their roots find source of sustenance.
Bijlia dilatata, commonly known as Bijlia cana, is an almost stemless, perennial, mat forming succulent up to 12 cm and more in diameterFlowers are bright yellow, and born on short stalks in winter.
Stems: The plants produce 2-3 short branches in small to large clusters.
Leaves: Fleshy, pale greyish-green, or yellowish tinged with red especially under strong sunlight and when kept dry

Cultivation and Propagation: Bijlia cana is easy to grow. These plants grow on winter rain and were heading for summer dormancy.
Exposure: It needs full sun or light shade.
Watering: Requires little water otherwise its epidermis breaks (resulting in unsightly scars). Bijlia cana should be watered in the fall as new growth appears. The numerous yellow flowers appear in winter. After flowering, decrease watering to prepare it for a rather dry summer rest. Water minimally in summer, only when the plant starts shrivelling but will generally grow even in summer if given water. Requires good drainage.
Hardiness: The growing period of this plant is from autumn to spring, when it requires a temperature of 10-16°C and a reasonable amount of water. Keep cool and shaded in summer. Hardy to -2°C.

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

Bloom Season Winter
Botanical Name Bijlia cana
Dormancy Summer
Family Aizoaceae
Flower Color Golden yellow
Genus Bijlia
Growth Habit Rosette
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 8b to 10a
Mature Size Under 6 in. (15 Cm)
Native Area South africa
Resistance 28°f (2°c).
Sun Exposure Full sun or light shade

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