Kleinia galpinii

A succulent perennial with fleshy pale green leaves and tufted red flowers.
FLOWER COLOUR:  
AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 0.25m x 0.2m
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

This succulent shrublet has oval- to spoon-shaped grey-green leaves which are attached to brittle stems which creep along the ground.  The leaves have a smooth margin.  It bears several, small orange flowers borne in a tight head-shaped inflorescence.

ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
Attracts a host of pollinating insects.

NATURAL HABITAT & DISTRIBUTION:
On cliffs and rocky places in woodland.

MAINTENANCE:
Low maintenance.

WATER REQUIREMENTS:
Water-wise.

GARDEN THEMES:
Bushveld, rockery, woodland

LANDSCAPING USES:
A colourful plant to add to a rockery.
FLOWERS:
CULTIVATION:
Propagate from seed or cuttings.

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