Ghost Plant, Mother-of-Pearl Plant

Graptopetalum paraguayense, Sedum weinbergii

Crassulaceae

Ghost Plant, Mother-of-Pearl Plant
Ghost Plant, Mother-of-Pearl Plant
Ghost Plant, Mother-of-Pearl Plant
Ghost Plant, Mother-of-Pearl Plant
Large rosettes of thick silvery-gray succullent foliage are held at the ends of thick stems. This is a tough evergreen perennial that seems to thrive on neglect. Grow it as a drought tolerant groundcover or let it spill from a container. If sufficiently neglected it may even produce clusters of 1/2" star-shaped white flowers in Spring or Summer.

 

Grows To: 8''H and spreading

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8B,9,10,11

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Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade

Indoor Light: High

Native To / Cultivar Origin: Mexico

Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml

Price: $ 7.99
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Rated as an exceptional perennial by both SFA and UGA! This tough and easily grown rhizomatous perennial produces tall spikes of 1-2" tubular flowers that open yellow and then fade to orange and red and are born on tall sturdy stems to 4'H. Giant Cigar typically flowers in late summer and fall, just in time for migrating Hummingbirds. Moderately drought tolerant once well-established. Item# 429.

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