Cacti & Succulents


APTENIA cordifolia

APTENIA cordifolia

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Common Name: Heartleaf, Iceplant and Baby Sun Rose

Mature Plant Size: 25cm high - Creeper

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Flowers in SummerFlowers in SpringTolerant periods of droughtGrows in full sunOnly 2 days watering required once establishedPlant attracts birds into the garden

Common Name: Heartleaf, Iceplant and Baby Sun Rose

Best Position: Full sun well drained soil.

Plant Description: Aptenia cordifolia is an evergreen and fast-growing succulent, often a short-lived perennial. The roots are fleshy and thick. The succulent stems are four-angled or rounded, grows flat on the ground. Bladder or water cells are closely arranged on the surfaces of the stems and shine in the sunlight. The green leaves are fleshy, flat, heart- to oval-shaped, 60 x 25 mm long, and are widely spaced in pairs or singularly arranged. Water cells are scattered on the leaf surface.

Flower Description: Bright magenta pink flowers are produced during the Spring and Summer months.

Best Uses: Rockeries, hanging baskets, around fish ponds and sunny positions that require a dense ground cover.

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