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Aptenia cordifolia variegata

Description

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.

    We carefully package your plants into a customised box to ensure safe transport, healthy plants and delivery to your door.

    Please take care when choosing your plants. Some plants are poisonous and individuals may be more sensitive or react differently

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