(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. This plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
Native to South Africa, form roset of long silver finger-like leaves that appear as if cobwebbed silver rosetes provide great accent for rock gardens.
This is one of the most attractive species with dazzling bright silver white succulent leaves that looks sort of like an ice plant but on small, woody stems and the flowers are also nice.
Description: Stemless or nearly stemless small perennial succulent, Height and width up to 30 cm. Groundcover, cespitose in habit or surculose-spreading, forming large mats.
Flower: Three to five starry silvery-yellow flowers grow atop long stalks. They are showy and resemble daisies. Each has about 12 ray florets.
Blooming season: Summer
Cultivation: S. scaposus is an easy to grow hardy succulent from high altitude. It is a great little low growing container plant. As they grow, they produce side branches. Generally, give them full sun (coastal) to light shade in well-drained soil. It enjoy more water than others but do not over-water, drench and let dry between waterings . Keep dry as possible in winter It may be grown outside in mild climates, however plants growing in small pots with well drained soil can tolerate winter rains. Hardy to at least -7°C.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
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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.
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