Orostachys ‘Chinese Hat’ is a succulent hybrid that forms succulent rosettes of pale silver/grey foliage with yellow flowers.
Orostachys ‘Chinese Hat’ commonly known as Dunce's Cap, is a curious little succulent, closely related to Sedum and Sempervivum with rosettes of pale silver/grey leaves. Grows to 6 inches tall with a 12 inch spread. Flowers form yellow spikes that poke up from the rosettes forming a cone shape. Use in borders, containers, and rockeries. Can survive winter in protected sites especially with overhead protection from hard frost and winter rain. Dormant in winter months.
Common Name: Dunce's Cap
Family: Crassulaceae (The Stonecrop Family)
Zone Hardiness: 6-9
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
Stem Colour: Grey
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: from low to mountainous, rocky areas.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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