Tacitus bellus, also known as Graptopetalum bellum, is a small perennial succulent that grows up to 3 inches tall, slowly spreading by offsets. The rosettes are up to 4 inches in diameter, composed of dull grey
or bronze, approximately triangular and up to 1.4 inches long leaves. The flowers are star shaped, up to 1 inch across, deep pink to red and appear at the top of a branched, up to 4 inches long inflorescence.
Graptopetalum care are similar to those for most succulents. All require lots of sunlight to look their best. They require gritty, porous soil with excellent drainage. Water regularly over the summer months, letting the soil dry out between waterings. Minimal water is required over winter.
Overwatering is a cause of root rots and the plant can get several pest infestations. Fertilize once during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to 1/4 strength
Suitable for Container, Rock Garden & Xeriscaping