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Crassula schmidtii

Crassulaceae
Perennials

CRASSULA

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.

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