Cotyledon variegata
Cotyledon variegata
Cotyledon variegata
Cotyledon variegata
Cotyledon variegata
Cotyledon variegata
Cotyledon variegata
Cotyledon variegata
Cotyledon variegata
Cotyledon variegata
Cotyledon variegata

Cotyledon ladismithiensis variegata Variegated Bear Paw

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. 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. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Cotyledon ladismithiensis variegata succulent goes by the common name Variegated bear paw. The Bears paw, a member of the Crassulaceae family, has a distinctly elliptical shape - that is why it is known as the Bear's paw. It is a rare evergreen succulent and is usually a tiny plant not growing more than a meter high. The leaves are round and furry, with yellow lines and red teeth-like formations on edge. A native to South Africa, this slow-growing plant goes dormant in winter. From winter to spring, the Variegated bear paw succulent blooms into bell-shaped bright orange flowers. The plant is not frost-hardy and requires ​​bright, indirect light for best growth.

Growth Rate

The Cotyledon ladismithiensis f. Variegata has a slow-growth rate.


The succulent Bear paw plant blooms between winter to spring into bright orange bell-shaped flowers.

Watering and Feeding

Bear paw plant care's foremost rule is deep watering during the growing season or summer. The soak and drain method is the best way to water the plant optimally. Another aspect of Variegated bear paw succulent care is fertilizing it once a month during the growing season.


The soil for the Cotyledon bear paw plant should be well-drained; else, its root can rot. For the best Variegated bear paws care, mix the locally available soil with perlite, vermiculite, and sand.


The hardiness zone for the Bear paw variegated is 9b to 11b. It is not frost-hardy; hence, get it indoors during winters.


The Variegated bear paws grow well when exposed to bright, indirect light.


The propagation of Bear paw succulent variegated is best done through stem cuttings.

You must know that the leaves of the Variegated bear paws succulent is extremely fragile. Therefore, ensure delicate Cotyledon ladismithiensis variegata care for best results.

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Blooming Season Spring
Common Name Variegated bear's paws
Dormancy Summer
Family Crassulaceae
Flower Yellow and orange
Frost Tolerance -1° C
Growth Rate Moderate growth
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11b
Height 50 cm
Origin South africa
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Cotyledon variegata
Shape Wedge-shaped
Sun Exposure Full sun

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Impressive! The succulent is gorgeous and well-packed.

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I'm very happy with this super cute plant.


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bearpaws arrived in perfect condition, nice plant grown in proper medium, definetly will place future orders

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Cotyledon variegata

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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, and if your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge by request. 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.

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