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Orange Live Forever (Dudleya)

Dudleya cymosa
SKU: HC014537
per Plant - 2.5" Pot
No longer available this season.
1-2" tall x 3-5" wide. This beautiful native succulent plant is a wonderful rock garden species. It blooms in late spring with spikes of brilliant red-orange flowers. The plant grows like a hen and chick with silver rossetes of succulent leaves. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
key features
Botanical Name
Dudleya cymosa
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Native, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Evergreen, Rock Gardens
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Mature Height
1-2" tall
Bloom Time
Early to late summer


1-2" tall x 3-5" wide. A gloriously showy bloomer, Dudleya cymosa has short multi-flowered spikes of brilliant red-orange flowers in late spring. The highly succulent foliage grows in the form of superbly sculptural silver rosettes. This higher elevation ecotype, discovered by native plant expert Tim Hanis of Salt Lake City, has exceptional cold hardiness! Use it in the rock garden planted on a shaded north or northeast facing crevice or rock face where it appreciates protection from the afternoon sun. Low fertility, well drained soil.
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