Oscularia caulescens

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Common Name:

Sandstone Mesemb


Cape of South Africa


Pairs of triangular leaves densely packed on stems. Blue-green leaves get purple edges in full sun. Reddish stems will get woody as they age. Small purple flowers in mid summer open in late afternoon heat. Grows 8-10″ tall, will spread 6 feet wide. Propagate by taking cuttings from new, soft stem tips only.


Temperature: Hardy to 20F

Full Sun to Part Sun

Ultra Soil Blend

Low Water

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