Ruschia perfoliata
Ruschia perfoliata
Ruschia perfoliata
Ruschia perfoliata
Ruschia perfoliata
Ruschia perfoliata
Ruschia perfoliata
Ruschia perfoliata
Ruschia perfoliata
Ruschia perfoliata
Ruschia perfoliata

Ruschia perfoliata

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Description: Ruschia perfoliata is an erect sparingly branched succulent shrub. They have been known since the 17th century in Europe, but they are still rare in cultivation, probably due to their rather spreading, loose growth requiring some space.

Flowers: 2.5 cm in diameter, rose red.
Water requirements: Drought-tolerant. water regularly; do not overwater
Sun exposure: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)


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Blooming Season Mid summer
Common Name Perfoliate mesembryanthema
Dormancy Summer
Family Aizoaceae
Flower Blue-violet
Frost Tolerance 15° f (-10° c)
Growth Rate -
Hardiness Zone 10a to 11
Height 6-12 in. (15-30 Cm)
Origin South africa
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Ruschia perfoliata
Shape -
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade

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Brenda W.
United States United States

Ruschia perfoliata

It came looking just like the site photo and in perfect condition considering the long travel it took. I’m a customer for life.

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Shelley B.
United States United States

Another beauty!

I love this plant. It is so unusual. It arrived in perfect condition. Planet Desert is the best!

Tiffanie R.

After purchasing these once from a differe...

After purchasing these once from a different seller and them never rooting I was so excited to find a seller with them rooted! They are perfect! Came so well packed too! Thank you!!!

Vickie C.

Beautiful and healthy plant. Some blooms...

Beautiful and healthy plant. Some blooms still on the plant. Very pretty in New pot. Packed with great care and shipped very quickly. Seller is super kind and helpful person to work with. HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS SELLER.

Nicole S.
United States United States

Beautiful and unique

So pretty and unique. Arrived in great condition; large specimen.

Ruschia perfoliata

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Colder regions warning: If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request, and if your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge by request. To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.