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Brown Leaf Ice Plant (Nananthus)

Nananthus transvaalensis
SKU: HC015189
per Plant - 2.5" Pot
No longer available this season.
Brown Leaf Cold Hardy Ice Plant (Nananthus transvaalensis) is a fabulous cold hardy species with chunky angular succulent leaves that mimic rocks with their color. Pretty yellow flowers.
key features
Botanical Name
Nananthus transvaalensis
Growing Zones
Zone 6, Zone 9, Zone 10
Deer Resistant, Evergreen, Container Planting
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
1" tall
Bloom Time
Early to mid summer


Brown Leaf Cold Hardy Ice Plant (Nananthus transvaalensis) is an unusual rock mimicking South African succulent that has pretty yellow flowers with red pin-striped petals and brown, chunky angular leaves. Growing from an enormous taproot, this Nananthus is an excellent, very cold hardy rock garden species that thrives in full sun. Be sure to wedge the roots between two rocks to duplicate its environment in northwestern South Africa. Good for Firescaping
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