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|1||Stapelia variegata - Succulent Plant|
|2||3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
About Stapelia variegata
The star-shaped flowers are most unusual and attractive, and in some varieties are sweetly scented. However, the flowers of Stapelia variegata have an unpleasant, although not overpowering, odour. The odour is similar to that of rotting meat, and attracts the blowflies which pollinate the flowers.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Starfish Plant, Starfish Cactus.|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||10 cm.|
|Flower Colour ||Maroon (Purple-Brown), Brown/Bronze|
|Bloom Time ||Mid Summer|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow.|
Planting and care
Repot your plant in spring if it has outgrown its pot. Water moderately, allowing the compost to dry out a little in between.
Stapelia variegata care
|Sunlight ||Full sun to partial shade.|
|Watering ||Water sparingly at all times, especially in cold weather, as too much moisture causes rot. |
|Soil ||soil pH 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline), 7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)|
|Temperature ||minimum 27 degrees F.|
|Fertilizer ||Feed once or twice during the summer with a dilute solution of a standard liquid fertilizer.|
Stapelia variegata uses
- Stapelias are very decorative plants
- Each thick, succulent stem has four ribs with toothed edges
- The stems branch out at the base and form dense clumps; the spreading habit of these plants make them suitable for growing in wide, shallow containers
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Stapelia variegata ?
Stapelia variegata is commonly known as Starfish Plant, Starfish Cactus.
How tall do Stapelia variegata grow?
On average Stapelia variegata grows 10 cm.
What color are Stapelia variegata ?
A Stapelia variegata plant bears flowers of color Maroon (Purple-Brown), Brown/Bronze
When Stapelia variegata blooms?
With enough light, Stapelia variegata may produce Maroon (Purple-Brown), Brown/Bronze flowers in Mid Summer
How hard is Stapelia variegata to grow?
A Stapelia variegata is Easy to grow.
How much sunlight does a Stapelia variegata need?
A Stapelia variegata prefers Full sun to partial shade.
How much water does a Stapelia variegata need?
A Stapelia variegata prefers watering Water sparingly at all times, especially in cold weather, as too much moisture causes rot.
What kind of soil does a Stapelia variegata need?
A Stapelia variegata prefers soil pH 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline), 7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)
What temperature does a Stapelia variegata like?
A Stapelia variegata prefers minimum 27 degrees F.
How often should I fertilize my Stapelia variegata ?
To encourage Stapelia variegata growth, Feed once or twice during the summer with a dilute solution of a standard liquid fertilizer.
Wednesday, 12 February 2020
Thank you so much... gifted to someone special and he likes it a lot
Sunday, 24 November 2019
Good packaging and good plants& Nice deals...
Friday, 22 November 2019
Got the plant in excellent shape. Looks great!
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