This is an old plant, being cut back
Wild plant from
Karoo National Park, ZA.
George Claridge Druce 1916
Cotyledon lutea, Lam.
Cotyledon ovata, Mill.
Crassula argentea, Thunb.
Crassula articulata, Zuccagni.
Crassula lucens, Gram.
Crassula nitida, Schönland.
Crassula portulacea, Lam.
Toelkenia ovata, P.V.Heath.
This member of the Crassulaceae family was first
described by George Claridge Druce in 1916. It's found in southern
Mozambique and eastern South Africa,
growing in a well-drained soil, little water and doing fine in the
shadows. It will reach 2,5 meters. If it is dried totally out in the
summer (6-7-8), it will flower with fine small white flowers in January. Can easy be
reproduced by leaves, cuttings and seeds. I got mine from a friend around
It has been spread all around the world.
The nominate colour is
This one is quiet pink (more without flash!)