Stapelia grandiflora
Stapelia grandiflora
Stapelia grandiflora
Stapelia grandiflora
Stapelia grandiflora
Stapelia grandiflora
Stapelia grandiflora
Stapelia grandiflora
Stapelia grandiflora
Stapelia grandiflora
Stapelia grandiflora
Stapelia grandiflora
Stapelia grandiflora
Stapelia grandiflora
Stapelia grandiflora
Stapelia grandiflora
Stapelia grandiflora

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.

Growth Rate

The growth rate of Stapelia Grandiflora is fast.

Flowering

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.

Soil

Like any other succulent, the Stapelia Grandiflora also needs the same care. StarFish flowers need light, airy, and well-drained soil.

Hardiness

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.​

Light

This plant needs full to partial sunlight.

Propagation

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

Bloom Season Late summer Autumn
Botanical Name Stapelia grandiflora
Common Name Carrion flower, starfish cactus
Dormancy Summer Winter
Family Apocynaceae
Flower Color Yellow, brown, creamy, purple
Genus Stapelia
Growth Habit Clumpy
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 14 in. tall, 8 in. wide
Native Area South Africa
Plant Type Cactus like succulent, flowering plant
Propagation By cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, deer resistant, pest resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Succulent potting mix soil
Special Features Largest flower of about 19 in. wide
Sun Exposure Partial shade(Plenty of bright light)
Toxicity Safe for humans, safe for pets
Watering Needs Moderate

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Stapelia grandiflora

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Please note: All Landscape Ready plants that are in a 6-inch pot or larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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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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Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

  • Description
  • Key Plant Features

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.

Growth Rate

The growth rate of Stapelia Grandiflora is fast.

Flowering

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.

Soil

Like any other succulent, the Stapelia Grandiflora also needs the same care. StarFish flowers need light, airy, and well-drained soil.

Hardiness

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.​

Light

This plant needs full to partial sunlight.

Propagation

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

Bloom Season Late summer Autumn
Botanical Name Stapelia grandiflora
Common Name Carrion flower, starfish cactus
Dormancy Summer Winter
Family Apocynaceae
Flower Color Yellow, brown, creamy, purple
Genus Stapelia
Growth Habit Clumpy
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 14 in. tall, 8 in. wide
Native Area South Africa
Plant Type Cactus like succulent, flowering plant
Propagation By cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, deer resistant, pest resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Succulent potting mix soil
Special Features Largest flower of about 19 in. wide
Sun Exposure Partial shade(Plenty of bright light)
Toxicity Safe for humans, safe for pets
Watering Needs Moderate

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