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Crassula multicava ‘Ruby Red’

Common names: Fairy Crassula (E);

Native to: Southern Africa
Groundcover, Succulent

Crassula multicava ‘Ruby Red’

EVERGREEN

SEMI-SHADE

SHADE

SEMI FROST HARDY

MEDIUM WATER REQUIREMENTS

FAST GROWER

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

AVERAGE SIZE:

0.3m x 0.4m
FLOWERING TIME:
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Crassula multicava ‘Ruby Red’

DESCRIPTION

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.

WILDLIFE & ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS
A larval host plant of some butterfly and moth species.
WATER REQUIREMENTS
Water moderately.
MAINTENANCE
Crassula is low maintenance and if affected by frost will quickly recover in spring.
LANDSCAPING USES
A superb groundcover which is ideal for planting under the shade of trees. It can also be grown in a rockery.
GARDEN THEMES
Bushveld, Forest, Rockery, Succulent, Woodland
FLOWERS
FOLIAGE
PESTS & DISEASES
Seldom attacked by pests and diseases.

2 Responses

  1. Hi Pat

    Thanks for visiting Plantbook.

    It’s a very hardy plant so should thrive in Miami. Check for availability at your local nursery or a nursery specialising in exotic succulents.

    Flourish!
    Glenice

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