Lithops bromfieldii insularis sulphurea C362 - Living Stones - Indigenous South African Succulent - 10 Seeds

Seeds for Africa




Lithops is a genus of succulent plants in the ice plant family, Aizoaceae. Members of the genus are native to southern Africa. The name is derived from the Ancient Greek words lithos, meaning "stone," ops, meaning "face," referring to the stone-like appearance of the plants. They avoid being eaten by blending in with surrounding rocks and are often known as pebble plants or living stones. The formation of the name from the Greek "-ops" means that even a single plant is called a Lithops.

This is one of the most sought-after Lithops cultivars in which the leaves have lost their brown pigment resulting in various shades of green, opaque creamy yellow-green or lime green with numerous tiny darker green blotches on the face. The bodies are small and often odd looking, in particular the variation in the size of the various heads in relation to one another. It is a fast clumper that can produce readily large mound with dozen of heads. The flowers are yellow.

USDA Zone - 9

Season to sow - Spring


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