Bergeranthus
Bergeranthus katbergensis

Family: Aizoaceae (ay-zoh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Bergeranthus (ber-ger-AN-thus) (Info)
Species: katbergensis

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Cactus and Succulents

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

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:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Winter

Foliage:

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:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

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

Arlington, Texas

Richmond, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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On May 22, 2011, newtonsthirdlaw from Arlington, TX wrote:

This is my first year growing this plant but so far it seems quite adaptable. Flowers off and on over a long period and so far doesn't mind the heat. A C & S member from SA corrected the spelling of the name. It should be: Bergeranthus katbergensis

Glad to see they corrected the name.