Orostachys spinosum

Orostachys spinosum

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Description

Unusual Siberian / Mongolian succulent.

Silvery blue foliage forming a spectacular rosette that if given good UV light in early spring will flower. Flowering height complete varies from 5-25cm depending on crown size. This is ideal for crevices, alpine rock gardens and alpine containers as long as kept very free draining through winter. Sizing of crown depends on nutrient level ranging from 1-15cm across and the larger thy are the more winter wet protection they require.

Flowering: Spring

Hardiness: Hardy if kept in drier conditions

Height: 5cm

Spread: 15cm

 

Common Name: Orostachys spinosa / Spiny Pennywort

Life Cycle: Perennial

Family: Crassulaceae

Foliage: ovate / linear / rosette

Basic Colour: ( cream )

Flower Colour: cream

Natural Flowering: April

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 30cm

Soil Requirements:  well-drained / average / dry

Soil ph: acid / alkaline / neutral

Location:  container /rock garden

Usage:  ornamental

Pruning: monocarpic – flowering crown dies after setting seed. Replace this crown with an offset if not already filled by this time.

Tolerates: drought tolerant

Additional information

Weight 250 g
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Description

Unusual Siberian / Mongolian succulent.

Silvery blue foliage forming a spectacular rosette that if given good UV light in early spring will flower. Flowering height complete varies from 5-25cm depending on crown size. This is ideal for crevices, alpine rock gardens and alpine containers as long as kept very free draining through winter. Sizing of crown depends on nutrient level ranging from 1-15cm across and the larger thy are the more winter wet protection they require.

Flowering: Spring

Hardiness: Hardy if kept in drier conditions

Height: 5cm

Spread: 15cm

 

Common Name: Orostachys spinosa / Spiny Pennywort

Life Cycle: Perennial

Family: Crassulaceae

Foliage: ovate / linear / rosette

Basic Colour: ( cream )

Flower Colour: cream

Natural Flowering: April

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 30cm

Soil Requirements:  well-drained / average / dry

Soil ph: acid / alkaline / neutral

Location:  container /rock garden

Usage:  ornamental

Pruning: monocarpic – flowering crown dies after setting seed. Replace this crown with an offset if not already filled by this time.

Tolerates: drought tolerant

Additional information

Weight 250 g
Climate

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Flowering season

Height

Planting area

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Position

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Flower Colour

28 reviews for Orostachys spinosum

4.8
Based on 28 reviews
  1. Anonymous (verified owner)

  2. JK H. (verified owner)

  3. Tony Duffey (verified owner)

  4. Ann Thomas (verified owner)

  5. Andrew P. (verified owner)

    The geometrical habit of this plant is very appealing. It looks very healthy and well cared for.

  6. Anonymous (verified owner)

  7. Richard S. (verified owner)

  8. Kaye (verified owner)

  9. Joan Carmody (verified owner)

  10. Tracey Baker (verified owner)

    absolutely gorgeous so happy with quality and price

  11. John McKean (verified owner)

  12. John Dower (verified owner)

  13. John H. (verified owner)

    Perfect specimen plant.

  14. Anonymous (verified owner)

  15. Hazel (verified owner)

    beautiful healthy specimen

  16. Renata S. (verified owner)

  17. Rachel Hodges (verified owner)

  18. Mary (verified owner)

    I love this plant, arrived in excellent condition

  19. Chinde (verified owner)

    Really good condition plant when arrived!

  20. Ray Mitchell (verified owner)

    big plant undamaged by molluscs

  21. Helen W. (verified owner)

  22. Sue S. (verified owner)

  23. Veronica C. (verified owner)

    Spiky little green sunflower heads: I love them. Went back for more!

  24. Christina Nightingale (verified owner)

  25. Vivienne (verified owner)

  26. Anonymous (verified owner)

  27. Luke Whiting (store manager)

    Hello
    Thank you for taking the time to review the plants you purchased. Please can you email us to let us know where we fell short on this plant so we can rectify.
    Kind Regards
    Luke

  28. Phakamon Tunsiri (verified owner)

    Beautiful looking and arrived healthy.

  29. Christine W. (verified owner)

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