Lobivia Acanthoplegma Roseiflora Karoo Rose
(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).
Lobivia Acanthoplegma Roseiflora or “Karoo Rose” as its common name originates from Mexico. Growing up to 1 foot in height, the plant is winter dormant or we can say it is a winter-sensitive plant. Covered with colorful blooms, this globose-shaped succulent belongs to the Cactaceae family.
“Karoo Rose” is a slow-growing succulent. It gives a significant look and becomes the reason for home décor.
Light red, yellow, pink, or purple flowers are often seen in the season of spring-summer. Because of their beautiful colors, the houseplant adds elegance to any space.
Reduce watering and mostly keep it dry. Watering should be done regularly but avoid overwatering.
“Karoo Rose” plants grow well in full drained soil. It requires dry soil for better growth.
These plants have a frost tolerance of -12° C or 10.4° F. “Karoo Rose” has a hardiness zone of 9b to 11b. So, for its healthy growth, keep it away from frost.
This plant likes to be in light shade to grow. These slow-growing plants should not be placed in bright sun for too long as it can cause sunburn.
Propagating this plant is quite easy. Sow it directly or simply just cut the stems and put them directly into the soil.
Lobivia Acanthoplegma Roseiflora “Karoo Rose” plants are known for their impressive design. Give this houseplant a try!
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Spring to summer|
|Common Name||Karoo rose|
|Frost Tolerance||-12° C|
|Hardiness Zone||9b to 11b|
|Scientific Name||Lobivia acanthoplegma v. roseiflora|
|Sun Exposure||Light shade|