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Adromischus hemisphaericus
Scientific Name: Adromischus hemisphaericus (L.) Lem.
Synonym: Cotyledon maculata, Cotyledon rhombifolius, Cotyledon hemisphaerica, Cotyledon rotundifolia, Cotyledon montium-klinghardtii, Adromischus rotundifolius
Family: Crassulaceae
Adromischus  hemisphaericus
At Holly Gate Nursery
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-12

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

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Heat Tolerance: Questionable in Phoenix, needs shade

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Western South Africa: from the Cape peninsula, to Namibia

Growth Habits: Woody stems, succulent leaves up to 1 inch long (2.5 cm)

Watering Needs:


Adromischus montium-klinghardtii at the Huntington Gardens in early July

Blooming Habits:
Reddish inflorescence, up to 16 inches long (40 cm), pinkish lobes

Fruiting Habits:

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