Crassula Species, Red Carpet Crassula, Red Carpet Stonecrop

Crassula pubescens subsp. radicans

Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Crassula (KRASS-oo-la) (Info)
Species: pubescens subsp. radicans

Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Perennials

Cactus and Succulents

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Where to Grow:

Can be grown as an annual

Suitable for growing in containers

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

White/Near White

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Aliso Viejo, California

Brea, California

Brentwood, California

Clayton, California

Menlo Park, California

Mountain View, California

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Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Sep 15, 2008, AnalogDog from Mountlake Terrace, WA (Zone 8a) wrote:

I have purchased this plant as Crassula nadicans, which appears to be a corruption of its name. Watch for that, as the name also appears on nursery lists across the web.

Nice little plant.

Neutral

On Jun 14, 2007, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

looks a bit like a miniature Crassula platyphylla, with the flattish and reddish leaves.. but much smaller.

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