Bear's Paw
Cotyledon tomentosa subsp. ladismithensis

Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cotyledon (kot-EE-lee-don) (Info)
Species: tomentosa subsp. ladismithensis
Synonym:Cotyledon ladismithensis

Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Cactus and Succulents

Foliage Color:

Blue-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Brown/Bronze

Bloom Time:

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Succulent

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Los Angeles, California

Merced, California

Pleasant Hill, California

Reseda, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On May 8, 2006, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

This is a relatively commonly sold plant at garden outlet nurseries in southern California, and can make a nice low shrub of fussy ovoid, succulent leaves in the garden. Does well in full sun, but can handle some shade, too (tends to get really leggy in deep shade).