Gasteria
Gasteria baylissiana

Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Gasteria (gas-TAIR-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: baylissiana (bay-liss-ee-AH-na) (Info)

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Cactus and Succulents

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Rose/Mauve

Green

Bloom Time:

Mid Winter

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Silver/Gray

Mottled

Succulent

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Grenoble,

Chandler, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Mar 3, 2006, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Nice short-leaved usually distichous mottled green to grey plant... very slow growing