Persian Carpet Flower - Edithcolea grandis
Persian Carpet Flower - Edithcolea grandis
Persian Carpet Flower - Edithcolea grandis
Persian Carpet Flower - Edithcolea grandis
Persian Carpet Flower - Edithcolea grandis
Persian Carpet Flower - Edithcolea grandis
Persian Carpet Flower - Edithcolea grandis
Persian Carpet Flower - Edithcolea grandis
Persian Carpet Flower - Edithcolea grandis
Persian Carpet Flower - Edithcolea grandis
Persian Carpet Flower - Edithcolea grandis
Persian Carpet Flower - Edithcolea grandis
Persian Carpet Flower - Edithcolea grandis
Persian Carpet Flower - Edithcolea grandis
Persian Carpet Flower - Edithcolea grandis
Persian Carpet Flower - Edithcolea grandis

Edithcolea Grandis is a monotypic genus that includes only one species. This bush-shaped plant is commonly known as the ‘Persian Carpet Flower’. The summer-dormant plant is occasionally grown as an ornamental in desert gardens around the world and originates from South Africa. Persian carpet can reach a height of 0.25 m and belongs to the Asclepiadaceae family.

Growth Rate

Edithcolea grandis is a sturdy and slow-growing plant.

Flowering

This Persian Carpet Flower plant blooms in November–April and produces pale yellow flowers with reddish-brown spots.

Watering and Feeding

Persian carpet flowers require moderate watering throughout the growing season. It enjoys plenty of water and fertilizer in hot weather.

Soil

As the roots of this succulent plant are shallow, use a succulent mix or supplement regular potting soil with extra perlite or pumice.

Hardiness

Edithcolea Grandis is cold-hardy and has a frost tolerance of 15° C (59° F). It belongs to the hardiness zone of 10b to 11b.

Light

This Persian carpet flower plant requires partial shade or light sun exposure.

Propagation

It is simplest to use stem cuttings as a propagation for the Persian carpet. Allow a day for cuttings to dry before planting. Stems must be laid on gritty compost before rooting from the underside.

Edithcolea Grandis Persian Carpet Flower is an amazing succulent. It can be a good decor piece for your home or office.

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

Bloom Season Spring
Botanical Name Edithcolea grandis
Common Name Persian carpet flowers
Dormancy Summer
Family Apocynaceae
Flower Color Pale yellow with reddishbrown spots
Genus Edithcolea
Growth Habit Creeping
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 10, 11
Mature Size 11 in. tall, 2 in. wide
Native Area Central Africa
Plant Type Perennial succulent, subshrub
Propagation By seeds, cuttings, offsets
Resistance Dought tolerant, Pest resistance
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Succulent potting mix soil
Special Features Leafless, Richly branched
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Toxic for pets
Watering Needs Moderate

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Persian Carpet Flower - Edithcolea grandis

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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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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.

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Edithcolea Grandis is a monotypic genus that includes only one species. This bush-shaped plant is commonly known as the ‘Persian Carpet Flower’. The summer-dormant plant is occasionally grown as an ornamental in desert gardens around the world and originates from South Africa. Persian carpet can reach a height of 0.25 m and belongs to the Asclepiadaceae family.

Growth Rate

Edithcolea grandis is a sturdy and slow-growing plant.

Flowering

This Persian Carpet Flower plant blooms in November–April and produces pale yellow flowers with reddish-brown spots.

Watering and Feeding

Persian carpet flowers require moderate watering throughout the growing season. It enjoys plenty of water and fertilizer in hot weather.

Soil

As the roots of this succulent plant are shallow, use a succulent mix or supplement regular potting soil with extra perlite or pumice.

Hardiness

Edithcolea Grandis is cold-hardy and has a frost tolerance of 15° C (59° F). It belongs to the hardiness zone of 10b to 11b.

Light

This Persian carpet flower plant requires partial shade or light sun exposure.

Propagation

It is simplest to use stem cuttings as a propagation for the Persian carpet. Allow a day for cuttings to dry before planting. Stems must be laid on gritty compost before rooting from the underside.

Edithcolea Grandis Persian Carpet Flower is an amazing succulent. It can be a good decor piece for your home or office.

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

Bloom Season Spring
Botanical Name Edithcolea grandis
Common Name Persian carpet flowers
Dormancy Summer
Family Apocynaceae
Flower Color Pale yellow with reddishbrown spots
Genus Edithcolea
Growth Habit Creeping
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 10, 11
Mature Size 11 in. tall, 2 in. wide
Native Area Central Africa
Plant Type Perennial succulent, subshrub
Propagation By seeds, cuttings, offsets
Resistance Dought tolerant, Pest resistance
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Succulent potting mix soil
Special Features Leafless, Richly branched
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Toxic for pets
Watering Needs Moderate

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