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Huernia

Huernia procumbens

Family: Asclepiadaceae (ass-kle-pee-ad-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Huernia (hew-ERN-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: procumbens (pro-KUM-benz) (Info)

Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Foliage Color:

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Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

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Hardiness:

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

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

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Regional

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

Phoenix, Arizona

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 28, 2015, poeciliopsis from Phoenix, AZ wrote:

Central Phoenix -- I have had Huernia procumbens only for 2 years. It survived this year's 26 F freeze without damage, including one under a cold frame and one in an exposed location. Unlike many Huernias, this one grows out from around a center. Its stems are relatively long. One of my plants is in dense shade and gets once-a-month water. The other has early afternoon sun and every-other-week water. Both are doing quite well. Neither has yet bloomed.
Added June 5, 2016. A 3rd plant in a pot in partial shade, that winters in a pop-up plastic greenhouse, bloomed last October and again in May, although only a couple flowers each time. The plants with more sun do better than the one in dense shade, which is leggy with die-back of some stems.

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