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PlantFiles: Orbeopsis
Orbeopsis melanantha

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Family: Asclepiadaceae (ass-kle-pee-ad-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Orbeopsis (orb-ee-OP-sis) (Info)
Species: melanantha (mel-an-ANTH-uh) (Info)

Synonym:Stapelia melanantha
Synonym:Caralluma melanantha
Synonym:Orbea melanantha

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Dark Purple/Black

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Succulent

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
By grafting

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Regional...

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

Grenoble,
Phoenix, Arizona
Carlsbad, California
Pleasant Hill, California



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