Graptopetalum mendozae 'Mirinae'

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Weight:- 400 g

Sedum mendozae

Family

Crassulacee

Origin

Mexico

Description

Graptopetalum mendozae is a fantastic, spreading succulent up to 6 inches (15 cm) tall, with rosettes of lilac & pink leaves that take on darker colors in summer light levels. The flowers are small, star-shaped and white in color.

Environment

The rules for Graptopetalums care are similar to those for most succulents. Container-bound plants thrive in a mixture of peat, sand or other grit, topsoil and a little bit of compost. Full sun is the best situation but they will also grow in partial sun with slightly rangy results.

Graptopetalums need excellent drainage and moderate water. You can tell when to water by sticking your finger in the soil. If it is dry several inches down or the fleshy leaves are looking shriveled, you should water. Over watering is a cause of root rots and the plant can get several pest infestations.


Landscape Use

Suitable for Container, Rock Garden & Xeriscaping