|1||Graptosedum species - Succulent Plant|
|2||3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
It is a hairless, rosette-forming succulent. The rosettes are up to 5 inches (12.5 cm) in diameter and grow at the tips of ever-lengthening, hanging stems, creating a low spreading colony up to 6 inches (15 cm) tall. The leaves are succulent, lanceolate, glaucous and up to 3 inches (7.5 cm) long.
Those grown in partial shade tend to be blue-grey. In full sun they are pinkish grey. During the winter the leaves take a brownish-purple tinge. The flowers are star shaped, yellow, up to 0.8 inches (2 cm) in diameter and are borne on stems up to 6 inches (15 cm) long with 2 to 6 branches, each with 3 to 14 flowers.
|Plant Height||6 inch (15 cm)|
|Plant Spread||4 inch (10 cm)|
|Common Name||Sedum weinbergii, Mother-of-pearl-plant and Ghost plant.|
|Maximum Reachable Height||6 inches|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
This plant can be grown from leaf cuttings. Pull a leaf from the main stem, leave it to dry for a day, then place it on the surface of the growing medium. The growing medium should be light and well drained, you can use a mixture of soil, sand and compost. The leaf will form roots and eventually, a small rosette will appear at the base. It requires minimum 10 degrees C temperature and partial sun to form roots and new growth. Remove and pot up the new plant when well rooted. Water the new plant regularly.
|Sunlight||Full sun to partial shade, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.|
|Soil||Well drained soil.|
|Temperature||22 to 35 degrees C|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer in spring.|