Stapelia Grandiflora Giant Toad Plant
(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).
Stapelia Grandiflora is commonly known as ‘Giant Toad Plant’ or ‘StarFish Flower’. It belongs to the Apocynaceae family and originates from South Africa. This interesting plant grows up to 20 cm in height.
The growth rate of Stapelia Grandiflora is fast.
This succulent blooms beautiful orange, dark-red, brown, and purple-colored flowers during the spring and summer months.
Water and Feeding/Fertilizer
Use the soak and dry method while watering this succulent plant. Once the soil gets dry, it needs to be watered.
Like any other succulent, the Stapelia Grandiflora also needs the same care. StarFish flowers need light, airy, and well-drained soil.
Giant toad plants belong to the hardiness zone of 9 to 10 and have a frost tolerance of 0 ° C (50 ° F). It is not a cold-hardy plant. So, if you live in a cold area, it is best to keep it indoors.
This plant needs full to partial sunlight.
You can propagate StarFish flowers easily through seeds or cuttings.
Suitable for both indoors and outdoors, Stapelia Grandiflora is one of the most adorable flowering succulents to have.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Mid summer|
|Common Name||Carrion flower|
|Frost Tolerance||-6.7° C|
|Growth Rate||Fast growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9a to 11|
|Scientific Name||Stapelia grandiflora|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|