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Crassula falcata
Common Name: Airplane or Propeller Plant Family: Crassulaceae (The Crassula Family)

Crassula falcata is a striking succulent from South Africa with large, grey, sickle shaped leaves that can be topped with a large cluster of fiery red flowers. 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 ColourRed
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom Colour
Height12-24" Bloom TimeSpring - Summer
Spread12-24" FragranceNo
Light ExposureSun Part Sun Part Shade Foliage ColourBluish Green
Soil MoistureDry Average Drought Tolerant Stem Colour
Hardiness9-11 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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