Crassula multicava ‘Ruby Red’

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AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 0.3m x 0.4m
FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D

The fairy crassula is a fairly hardy, mat-forming evergreen groundcover which bears spikes of dainty pink flowers. The succulent leaves are green above and burgundy on the underside. This plant attracts bees and butterflies.

ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
A larval host plant of some butterfly and moth species.

MAINTENANCE:
Crassula is low maintenance and if affected by frost will quickly recover in spring.

WATER REQUIREMENTS:
Water moderately.

GARDEN THEMES:
Bushveld, forest, rockery, succulent, woodland

LANDSCAPING USES:
A superb groundcover which is ideal for planting under the shade of trees. It can also be grown in a rockery.
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