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(Baby Sun Rose)
About Aptenia cordifolia (Baby Sun Rose)
This low-growing succulent is called Aptenia Cordifolia. Native to South Africa, this sun loving succulent perennial is salt and drought tolerant. Fleshy, green, heart-shaped leaves with variegated white edges fill trailing stems forming a dense carpet. From spring through summer small magenta flowers bloom closely resembling a daisy flower. Reaching an average mature landscape size of 6-12” x 24-36”, this variety has a rounded, aggressive spreading growth habit that can easily fill a 3′ wide space.
Care And Planting Instructions
Plant Baby Sun Rose in an area that receives full sun and plant using a well draining soil. Water regularly after planting to help it establish well, then reduce frequency. Once established, this variety is tolerant to both coastal and drought conditions. During the spring a general fertiliser can be used
Landscape Design Ideas
This variety is exceptionally easy care and ideal for those seeking plants for a low maintenance, water-wise landscape designs. When planted in multiples, this variety can be used for erosion control on hillsides or slopes. It can be planted in hanging containers or along edges for a cascading look and can be used in any style landscape design but looks especially nice when used in rock style gardens and Coastal landscape designs.
Botanical Name: Aptenia cordifolia
Common Name: Baby Sun Rose
Average Landscape Size: 6-12” x 24-36”
Plant Type: Deciduous
Bloom Color: Magenta
Foliage Color: Variegated green
Sizes: 1 gallon
Special Features: Drought Tolerant, Easy Pruning, Good For Erosion Control, Good For Mass Plantings, Low Maintenance, Waterwise,See more of our plants