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Cotyledon orbiculata

   (Family: Crassulaceae)
   
Afrikaans: plakkie, platjies, varkoorblare, varkoor, kouterie  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 0.5m
Special properties:
  Drought Resistant (heavy)
  Has Medicinal Uses
Rarity Status:
Common
   
Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Biome: Succulent Karoo
 
Flowering time EDIT
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flower colours
 
Orange
 
Red
 
Yellow
Flower shape
 
  Flower info
  bell-shaped flowers are carried in clusters on the ends of an elongated flower stalk
 
 
Leaf shape EDIT
Leaf margin
Leaf type
Leaf texture Smooth
Bark / Stem type
 
  Leaf info EDIT
  Evergreen
 
 
 
 
  Seed info EDIT
 
 
 
Description EDIT
Fast-growing succulent, forms a low shrub with handsome grey leaves. Adds colour to the winter garden.
Growing EDIT
Distribution EDIT
Widespread throughout South Africa, but is usually confined to rocky outcrops in grassland fynbos and karoo regions.
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