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Frithia pulchra is commonly known as ‘Glasies’ and ‘Fairy Elephant's Feet’. These rare plants are highly adaptable and thrive in their harsh native Grasslands. Frithia grows naturally on highly rocky grasslands in South Africa that receive a lot of rain in the summer season but are dry and cold in the cold weather. It can grow up to the height of 22 cm. These winter-dormant succulents belong to the Aizoaceae family.

Growth Rate

Frithia pulchra has a slow growth rate.

Flowering

The single daisy-like flower blooms in summer shades of bright magenta, with white and purple accents during late winter. Flower stalks of Frithia pulchra are either short or absent.

Watering and Feeding

The growing season for this low-growing succulent is in the summer, which is when you should water it the most.

Soil

Frithia pulchra plant grows in rocky and well-drained soil.

Hardiness

In dry winter conditions, this perennial succulent can tolerate light frost. It has a frost tolerance of -4° C (24.8° F) and belongs to the hardiness zone of 9 to 11.

Light

Fairy elephant's feet plants grow best in full sun to partial shade, as long as the leaves are partially buried.

Propagation

This plant can be propagated by division or by rooting individual leaves. Grow this succulent from seed according to standard cactus and succulent care instructions.

Frithia Pulchra ‘Glasies’ is an excellent container plant for the house. It is a great addition to any rockery. Get yours now.

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

Bloom Season Summer
Botanical Name Frithia pulchra
Common Name Fairy elephant feet, Glasies
Dormancy Winter
Family Aizoaceae
Flower Color Bright magenta with a white
Growth Habit Erect, clubshaped
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9 to 11
Mature Size 22 cm
Native Area South africa
Resistance 4°c
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade

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Fairy Elephant's Feet - Frithia Pulchra

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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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Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, 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.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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Frithia pulchra is commonly known as ‘Glasies’ and ‘Fairy Elephant's Feet’. These rare plants are highly adaptable and thrive in their harsh native Grasslands. Frithia grows naturally on highly rocky grasslands in South Africa that receive a lot of rain in the summer season but are dry and cold in the cold weather. It can grow up to the height of 22 cm. These winter-dormant succulents belong to the Aizoaceae family.

Growth Rate

Frithia pulchra has a slow growth rate.

Flowering

The single daisy-like flower blooms in summer shades of bright magenta, with white and purple accents during late winter. Flower stalks of Frithia pulchra are either short or absent.

Watering and Feeding

The growing season for this low-growing succulent is in the summer, which is when you should water it the most.

Soil

Frithia pulchra plant grows in rocky and well-drained soil.

Hardiness

In dry winter conditions, this perennial succulent can tolerate light frost. It has a frost tolerance of -4° C (24.8° F) and belongs to the hardiness zone of 9 to 11.

Light

Fairy elephant's feet plants grow best in full sun to partial shade, as long as the leaves are partially buried.

Propagation

This plant can be propagated by division or by rooting individual leaves. Grow this succulent from seed according to standard cactus and succulent care instructions.

Frithia Pulchra ‘Glasies’ is an excellent container plant for the house. It is a great addition to any rockery. Get yours now.

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

Bloom Season Summer
Botanical Name Frithia pulchra
Common Name Fairy elephant feet, Glasies
Dormancy Winter
Family Aizoaceae
Flower Color Bright magenta with a white
Growth Habit Erect, clubshaped
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9 to 11
Mature Size 22 cm
Native Area South africa
Resistance 4°c
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade

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