Haworthia maughanii 'Red Mirror of Vientiane' can flush reddish with stress all around the frosted and intricately lined, truncated tips.
Haworthia maughanii (sometimes listed as a variety of H. truncata) is a distinctive succulent from the Little Karoo region of South Africa's Western Cape province with rounded to angled leaves held in a loose rosette. The tips are truncated and translucent acting as "light pipes" that allow light to enter into the leaves -- which are often half buried in sand in the wild -- for photosynthesis. 'Red Mirror of Vientiane' is a beautiful form that can flush reddish with stress all around the frosted and intricately lined, truncated tips. Easy to grow. Tolerant of lower light than other succulents and cool temperatures but best kept above freezing.
Common Name: Haworthia
Family: Asphodelaceae (The Asphodel Family)
Zone Hardiness: 9-11
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Height: under 4"
Width: under 4"
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Native to southern Africa, where it grows in areas of summer rainfall and winter drought, in rocky soils at elevation where water drains sharply.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar
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