Haworthia
Haworthia parksiana

Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Haworthia (ha-WORTH-ee-a) (Info)
Species: parksiana (parks-ee-AH-nuh) (Info)

Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

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:

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Succulent

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

From leaf cuttings

Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

From seed; direct sow after last frost

From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

Regional

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

Grenoble,

Phoenix, Arizona

Long Beach, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 27, 2015, poeciliopsis from Phoenix, AZ wrote:

Central Phoenix -- I just acquired Haworthia parksiana in spring 2014 from the SMG Succulents in Oregon. It is always risky acquiring plants from such a radically different climate, but this plant did very well. The plant was large and I split it into 3 sections, one of which (in a pot) did not survive. The other two are planted outside and doing well. They survived the winter low of 26 F with protection only of fallen tree leaves. They are planted in cracks of sandstone rock and are watered once a month in summer and not in winter. This tiny Haworthia is the smallest member of that genus.