Crassula capitella thyrsiflora
These are mostly South Africa natives. All have succulent foliage; many have strange geometric forms. Excellent in containers.
Need good drainage. May not survive winter frosts without overhead protection. To cope with extreme summer heat in desert zones 12 and 13, grow in containers or coolest sites (such as a northern exposure).Crassula capitella thyrsiflora
Grows to 6–30 in. high and a little wider than tall. Slightly branched, with rosettes of long, triangular, fleshy leaves; leaves are dark red when plant is grown in intense sunlight and poor soil. Tiny white flowers in summer. ‘Campfire’ (may also be sold as C. coccinea or C. erusola) has spreading growth, 6–12 in. high with bright green leaves edged with bright orange-red. It is frost sensitive.
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