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Argyroderma delaetii

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Family: Aizoaceae (ay-zoh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Argyroderma (ar-gy-ro-DERM-uh) (Info)
Species: delaetii

Synonym:Argyroderma blandum
Synonym:Argyroderma productum
Synonym:Argyroderma schuldtii
Synonym:Argyroderma leucanthum
Synonym:Argyroderma planum

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Category:
Perennials
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 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

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Bright Yellow
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Silver/Gray
Blue-Green
Succulent

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
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; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Xenomorf On Oct 15, 2007, Xenomorf from Valley of the Sun, AZ (Zone 9b) wrote:

More synonyms of this plant are:
Argyroderma aureum, Argyroderma australe, Argyroderma blandum, Argyroderma boreale, Argyroderma brevitubum, Argyroderma carinatum, Argyroderma citrinum, Argyroderma concinnum, Argyroderma cuneatipetalum, Argyroderma densipetalum, Argyroderma formosum, Argyroderma gregarium, Argyroderma latifolium, Argyroderma lesliei, Argyroderma leucanthum, Argyroderma longipes, Argyroderma planum, Argyroderma productum, Argyroderma reniforme, Argyroderma rooipanense, Argyroderma roseum f. delaetii, Argyroderma roseum, Argyroderma schuldtii, Argyroderma speciosum, Argyroderma splendens & Argyroderma testiculare var. roseum.

Neutral salvia_lover On Mar 4, 2005, salvia_lover from Modi'in
Israel wrote:

This plant requires a minimum temperature of 45F/7C.



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