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

Stapelia grandiflora

(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 a species of flowering plant in the family Apocynaceae, native to south eastern Africa. Growing up to 20 cm (8 in) tall, it is a clump-forming succulent with erect green stems 3 cm (1") thick. In summer, it bears large star-shaped five-petalled flowers up to 25 cm (10") in diameter. The flowers are scarlet red with a silky texture and fringed with hairs, that can be as long as 8''. They have the smell of rotting flesh, in order to attract the flies which pollinate them. Despite the foul odor of its flower, S. Grandiflora can act as an appetite suppressant in humans. The plant is commonly referred to as Zulu giant, carrion plant or toad plant.

 

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

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MM
10/08/2021
MARILYN M. MARKUNAS
United States United States

Just as expected

It came packed very nicely and secure. Just as I anticipated. Looks good.

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JS
07/05/2021
Joanne S.
United States United States

Stepelia grandiflora

I have it planted, it looks good and we'll see how it grows. I'm really looking forward to all of the plants I purchased to grow up and be beautiful.

HW
06/07/2021
Holly W.
United States United States

Excellent

Great experience. Plants packed well and fast shipping.

RS
10/23/2020
Robert S.
United States United States

Great plant-Great service

I'm getting spoiled by Planet Desert with the great plants, great selection, great packaging and great shipping. As usual 5 stars. One more thing is the vendor I deal with has to be special for me to write a review. Thanks again, Robert

VH
10/19/2020
Vanessa H.
United States United States

Wonderful

Arrived in great condition!

Stapelia grandiflora

9 reviews

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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. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. 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.