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Haworthia pygmaea var. argenteomaculosa
Scientific Name: Haworthia pygmaea var. argenteomaculosa (G.G. Sm.) M.B. Bayer
Synonym: Haworthia dekenahii var. argenteomaculosa, Haworthia retusa, Haworthia silviae
Family: Asphodelaceae
Haworthia  pygmaea var. argenteomaculosa
Haworthia pygmaea var. argenteo-maculosa at the Huntington Gardens (HBG79353)
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 30F (-1C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade

Origin: South Africa (Western Cape: Albertinia)

Growth Habits: Slowly clumping stemless rosettes, 2.4 to 4 inches in diameter (6-10 cm); 10 to 15 leaves.

Watering Needs: regular water

Propagation: Seeds, offsets

This species is very similar to Haworthia magnifica var. splendens, and there are some questions if they are or not the same species.

Haworthia pygmaea var. argenteomaculosa from Arid Lands (3765) Cooper Siding

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:

Seeds, offsets

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