(This plant comes in a 3.5" 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).
Originally from Africa, this plant is one of the most beautiful and most distinct of all the Stapelioid group. The remarkable flower is at times described as the Persian carpet flower.
Recommended temperature zone: USDA: 10b-12
Frost tolerance: Keep above 40°F (4°C)
Sun exposure: Light shade
Origin: Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Yemen, and Socotra Island
Watering needs: Rots extremely easily, needs a really good drainage.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz