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Graptopetalum bellum


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Graptopetalum bellum (aka Tacitus bellus) has grey-green rosettes and one of the most beautiful flower displays with starry, bright pink flowers.


Description:
Graptopetalum bellum (aka Tacitus bellus) is one of the most beautiful rosette-forming succulents in terms of flower display and unusual among the rosette-forming succulents in having pink flowers. The low, greyish green rosettes of tight, succulent foliage are topped with branching stems of starry, bright pink flowers with darker pink stamens. It can be grown in part sun. Photo: Wikipedia.


Common Name: Chihuahua Flower

Family: Crassulaceae (The Stonecrop Family)

Zone Hardiness: 9-11

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: under 4"

Width: 4-8"

Primary Bloom Colour: Pink

Secondary Bloom Colour: Red

Class: Evergreen

Type: Tender

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Drought Tolerant, Dry, Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits:

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Rocky areas and cliffs of moderate sun exposure at high elevations in Chihuahua and Sonora, Mexico.

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Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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