Most are from South Africa. All have succulent foliage; many have strange geometric forms. 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 pots or coolest sites (such as a northern exposure).Crassula schmidtii
Mat-forming,spreading plant to 4 in. tall,1 ft. wide, with long, slender,rich green leaves. Clusters ofsmall dark rose or purplishflowers put on a show in winterand spring. Good choice forpots or rock gardens.
Native mostly to Southern California. Broader, more leathery leaves than the species.
These woody-stemmed Southern California natives with tubular, lipped flowers were once listed as shrub...
Branching stems of this South African perennial make a sprawling clump 1 ft. high, 2–3 ft. wide....