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Braunsia stayneri
Scientific Name: Braunsia stayneri (L. Bolus) L. Bolus
Synonym: Echinus stayneri
Family: Aizoaceae
Braunsia  stayneri
Braunsia stayneri at Holly Gate Nursery
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Heat Tolerance: Questionable in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Light shade to part sun

Origin: South Africa (coastal Southern Cape Province)

Growth Habits: Succulent shrub, up to 3 feet tall (90 cm)

Watering Needs: Winter grower, needs less water in summer, but will generally grow even in summer if given water.


Blooming Habits:
Pink flowers in autumn, one inch in diameter (2.5 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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