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PlantFiles: Sand Lettuce, Bluff Lettuce, Coastal Dudleya
Dudleya caespitosa

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Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dudleya (DUD-lee-yuh) (Info)
Species: caespitosa (kess-pi-TOH-suh) (Info)

Synonym:Cotyledon caespitosa
Synonym:Cotyledon californica

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Category:
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 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
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:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Silver/Gray
Succulent
Rubbery-Textured

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

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 the rootball
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From softwood cuttings
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On Feb 24, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

This is a native coastal California species - vigorous suckerer and nearly white in color. Makes a good succulent drought resistant ground cover. Comes in a pale green as a nearly white coloration. Blunted, thick leaves in dense rosettes.

Regional...

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

Phoenix, Arizona
Brentwood, California
Reseda, California
Richmond, California



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