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Red Aptenia

 

Trailing stems of succulent, oval to heart-shaped, bright apple-green leaves. Small bright red flowers bloom in spring and summer. Provide some shade in hottest climates. Use as ground cover, in rock gardens, or trail over wall. Great for covering slopes to prevent erosion control.

Aptenia cordifolia 'Red Apple' (Mesembryanthemum cordifolium)

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Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Succulent

Leaf width : 1"

Leaf shape : Heart-shaped or oval

Leaf color : Bright green

Flower Characteristics

Flower width : 1"

Flower color : Red

Plant Anatomy

Average size maturity height :< 2 ft.

Cultural Information

Sunset zone : 12, 13, 15-17, 21-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes