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Haassuring, Haasballetjies
Scientific Name: Anacampseros filamentosa (Haw.) Sims
Synonym: Anacampseros intermedia, Ruelingia filamentosa, Talinum filamentosum, Portulaca filamentosa
Family: Crassulaceae
Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 34F (1C)

Heat Tolerance: Keep shaded in Phoenix in summer

Sun Exposure:

Origin: Widely distributed in southern Africa (Upper Karoo) up to Namibia

Growth Habits: Leaf succulent, 3 inches tall, leaves up to 0.4 inches long (1 cm)

Watering Needs: Summer grower, keep drier in winter


Anacampseros filamentosa is a very variable species. Its roots are tuberous and occasionally raised for effect.

Blooming Habits:
Pink flowers, 1.2 inches in diameter on a 3 inches tall inflorescence (8 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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