Aptenia cordifolia variegata

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Aptenia cordifolia variegata is commonly known as Baby Sunrose, Desert Rose, Heartleaf Iceplant and Dew Plant. A variegated perennial ground cover, it hugs the ground with thick succulent stems and heart-shaped, glossy mid-green leaves. It produces small red daisy-like blooms that quickly change colour to hot-pink. The flowers open and close according to sun exposure. Ideal for hanging baskets, rockeries or that dry, exposed sloping garden. 

Quick Facts: 

  • What to use me for: Ideal succulent for hanging baskets, rockeries or as a ground cover for dry exposed positions

  • I grow to: 15cm high, 30-60cm wide 

  • Where to place me: Full sun

  • How far to space me: 50cm

  • Watering Conditions: Prefers to be kept on the dry side

  • Soil Conditions: Suitable for a range of soil conditions

  • My features: Variegated foliage, Drought tolerant, frost resistant

  • Please note: this plant is regarded as an environmental weed in VIC, SA TAS and WA

    Our plants are beautifully grown, mature tube stock with well-developed roots. They are guaranteed sun-hardened, can be planted directly into the ground and are excellent performers for your garden.

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