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Desert Rose 'True Heart'

Adenium obesum

Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Adenium (a-DEE-nee-um) (Info)
Species: obesum (oh-BEE-sum) (Info)
Cultivar: True Heart


Cactus and Succulents

Foliage Color:

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Where to Grow:

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36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


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Sun Exposure:

Full Sun


All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

By dividing the bulb's scales

By scoring the base of the bulb to promote new bulblets

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed


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

Lexington, Kentucky

Denton, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.