Graptopetalum tacitus bellus super star
Graptopetalum tacitus bellus super star
Graptopetalum tacitus bellus super star

Graptopetalum Tacitus Bellus goes by the common name “ super star”. The flowers of this star-shaped succulent are upright, forming unique rosettes of different shapes. This plant has its origin in Mexico and belongs to the family of Crassulaceae. Graptopetalum Tacitus Bellus offers a dormancy of winters and can grow up to 15 cm in height.

Growth Rate

This perennial succulent grows at a fast pace. It is a perfect combination of low maintenance and maximum growth all in one plant.

Flowering

Graptopetalum Tacitus Bellus is known for its deep pink and red-colored flowers that bloom during the early summer season.

Watering and Feeding

Water regularly during the summer season but ensure the soil dries out in between watering. Practice minimal watering during the winters. Make sure overwatering is avoided due to the chance of root rots. Feed the plant with a diluted fertilizer once every month between March and October.

Soil

Chihuahua flower thrives in soil that is porous and light. An excellent drainage system is ideal for its proper growth.

Hardiness

Graptopetalum Bellus plant grows best in winters, keeping in mind its frost tolerance of -5° C (23° F). Moreover, it belongs to the hardiness zone of 9a to 11b.

Light

This houseplant requires full sun exposure, especially during its peak growing season. If you grow the plant indoors, make sure you plant it next to a window with bright sunlight.

Propagation

There are three effective ways to propagate Chihuahua flowers. It can be done by division of offshoot, seed plantings, or by leaves that are rooted in sand.

Graptopetalum Tacitus Bellus also referred to as the Superstar plant, seems to do complete justice to its name with the lifelong rewards it offers to its owner. The best part is that it does not only thrive in winters but can also grow as easily in a room that is cool and cozy.

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

Bloom Season Early summer
Botanical Name Graptopetalum bellum
Common Name Super star, Tacitus bellus, Stonecrop
Dormancy Winter
Family Crassulaceae
Flower Color Deep pink, red
Genus Graptopetalum
Growth Habit Star shaped, upright
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 6 in. tall, 4 in. wide
Native Area Mexico
Plant Type Succulent
Propagation By cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, pest resistance
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Succulent potting mix soil
Special Features Rosette dese leaves
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, mildly toxic (Keep away from children)
Watering Needs Low

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Graptopetalum tacitus bellus super star

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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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Graptopetalum Tacitus Bellus goes by the common name “ super star”. The flowers of this star-shaped succulent are upright, forming unique rosettes of different shapes. This plant has its origin in Mexico and belongs to the family of Crassulaceae. Graptopetalum Tacitus Bellus offers a dormancy of winters and can grow up to 15 cm in height.

Growth Rate

This perennial succulent grows at a fast pace. It is a perfect combination of low maintenance and maximum growth all in one plant.

Flowering

Graptopetalum Tacitus Bellus is known for its deep pink and red-colored flowers that bloom during the early summer season.

Watering and Feeding

Water regularly during the summer season but ensure the soil dries out in between watering. Practice minimal watering during the winters. Make sure overwatering is avoided due to the chance of root rots. Feed the plant with a diluted fertilizer once every month between March and October.

Soil

Chihuahua flower thrives in soil that is porous and light. An excellent drainage system is ideal for its proper growth.

Hardiness

Graptopetalum Bellus plant grows best in winters, keeping in mind its frost tolerance of -5° C (23° F). Moreover, it belongs to the hardiness zone of 9a to 11b.

Light

This houseplant requires full sun exposure, especially during its peak growing season. If you grow the plant indoors, make sure you plant it next to a window with bright sunlight.

Propagation

There are three effective ways to propagate Chihuahua flowers. It can be done by division of offshoot, seed plantings, or by leaves that are rooted in sand.

Graptopetalum Tacitus Bellus also referred to as the Superstar plant, seems to do complete justice to its name with the lifelong rewards it offers to its owner. The best part is that it does not only thrive in winters but can also grow as easily in a room that is cool and cozy.

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

Bloom Season Early summer
Botanical Name Graptopetalum bellum
Common Name Super star, Tacitus bellus, Stonecrop
Dormancy Winter
Family Crassulaceae
Flower Color Deep pink, red
Genus Graptopetalum
Growth Habit Star shaped, upright
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 6 in. tall, 4 in. wide
Native Area Mexico
Plant Type Succulent
Propagation By cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, pest resistance
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Succulent potting mix soil
Special Features Rosette dese leaves
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, mildly toxic (Keep away from children)
Watering Needs Low

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