Photo by Melody
Are you ready? It's time for our 14th annual photo contest! Enter your best pictures of the year, for a chance to win a calendar and annual subscription here. Hurry! Deadline for entries is October 21.

PlantFiles: Anacampseros
Anacampseros telephiastrum 'Variegata'

bookmark
Family: Portulacaceae
Genus: Anacampseros (an-ak-KAM-ser-os) (Info)
Species: telephiastrum (te-lef-ee-ASS-trum) (Info)
Cultivar: Variegata

5 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Burgundy
Bronze-Green
Smooth-Textured
Succulent

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Click thumbnail
to view:

By Happenstance
Thumbnail #1 of Anacampseros telephiastrum by Happenstance

By tlc57
Thumbnail #2 of Anacampseros telephiastrum by tlc57

By rntx22
Thumbnail #3 of Anacampseros telephiastrum by rntx22

By nomosno
Thumbnail #4 of Anacampseros telephiastrum by nomosno

Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive rntx22 On Apr 2, 2013, rntx22 from Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

I purchased mine at Home Depot in 2007; planted it in a hanging basket with several other succulents. This thing has been very tough! Has lived through a variety of conditions - drought, cold, full sun, total shade, even a hurricane! I've purchased a lot of succulents over the years, most have died but this one is still going strong 6 years later. Has been a pretty slow grower/spreader. Mine does best here in Houston in shade. I had it in full sun and the leaves were wrinkling up.

Positive Happenstance On Sep 17, 2003, Happenstance from Northern California, CA wrote:

Also sold as 'Tricolor', differs from Anacampseros telephiastrum which has brownish green leaves. Common name is Pan American Love Plant. Evergreen succulent native to South Africa.

Pale pink, green and white leaves are deep pink on the back. Flowers are deep pink and four usually bloom together on a 6 in. tall fleshy stalk.

Full sun, drought tolerant, hardy to about 30F.

Regional...

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

Carmichael, California
Clayton, California
El Macero, California
Los Angeles, California
Sacramento, California
San Diego, California
West Covina, California
Bonita Springs, Florida
Metter, Georgia
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Metairie, Louisiana
Picayune, Mississippi
North Augusta, South Carolina
Brownsville, Texas
Covington, Texas
Deer Park, Texas
Houston, Texas
Lockhart, Texas
North Richland Hills, Texas



We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America