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Propeller Plant


An interesting succulent plant with grey-green sickle-shaped leaves vertically arranged in overlapping pairs on erect stems that somewhat resemble propellers on a plane. Beautiful, long-lasting, dense clusters of scarlet flowers held above the foliage appear in late summer.

Crassula falcata (C. perfoliata var. minor)(C. perfoliata f.)

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Succulent

Leaf length : 4"

Leaf shape : Sickle-shaped

Leaf color : Grey-green

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes : Clusters of tiny star-shaped flowers.

Flower color : Red

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 2-3 ft.

Average size maturity height : 2-3 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F( Z9a)

Sunset zone : 8, 9, 12-24

Water requirements : Rarely (Drought Tolerant)

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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