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Crassula perforata 'Variegata'
Common Name: String of Buttons Family: Crassulaceae (The Crassula Family)

'Variegata' is a select form of the South African Crassula perforata with clustering trailing stems with triangular leaves in opposing pairs. The leaves are pale yellow with frosty green mid-stripes and red margins. They are flushed pink when young. Ideal for a hanging basket or mixed succulent container. The flowers are tiny star-shaped and arranged in sparse clusters on tall thin stems. Water well when soil is dry but be cautious in winter as cold, wet soil will cause root rot.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar

Native Habitat:
Rocky quartz fields.

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom Colour
Height12-24" Bloom TimeSpring - Summer
Spread12-24" FragranceNo
Light ExposureSun Part Sun Part Shade Foliage ColourVariegated - Cream/White
Soil MoistureDry Average Drought Tolerant Stem Colour
Hardiness9-11 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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