Aptenia Cordifolia Care: Growing The Baby Sun Rose

Flowering Aptenia baby sun rose

Aptenia cordifolia (ap-TEE-nee-uh kor-dif-FOLE-ee-uh) is a succulent perennial and member of the Fig-marigold family Aizoaceae along with mid-day flowers and baby toes succulents.  This plant hails from South Africa in

Caring For Delosperma Cooperi

Blooms of Delosperma Cooperi a popular variety of Ice Plant

Delosperma cooperi (del-oh-SPUR-muh koo-PER-ee) is a South African native performing well in the United States in USDA hardiness zones 7 and above.  The plant is an enthusiastically growing, succulent, evergreen

Baby Toes Succulent Care: Growing Fenestraria Plants

baby toes plant with flower

The baby toes plant – Fenestraria (fen-es-TRAY-ree-uh), is a succulent plant belonging to the family Aizoaceae. The plant is native to Coastal South Africa including Namaqualand in Namibia. The plant’s botanical originates from

Caring For Corpuscularia Lehmannii

corpuscularia lehmannii plant

Corpuscularia lehmannii [kor-pus-koo-LAY-ree-uh] [lay-MAH-nee-eye] is a compact succulent with thick blue-green leaves.  The species is currently threatened in its native region due to invasive species and habitat degradation.  It’s mostly

Mid-Day Flowers – The Mesembryanthemum

Mid Day Flower

Want to light a floral bonfire? Then try some plants of the mesembryanthemum group (ice plant) in your garden or on your pot plant shelf. Probably no other plants offer

How To Grow Lapidaria Margaretae

Karoo Rose aka Lapidaria Margaretae

The lapidaria margaretae [lap-ih-DAY-ree-uh, mar-GAR-et-tay] is closely related to the Aizoaceae family and resembles succulent plants like Schwantesia and Lithops plants.  The main point of difference is while these plants