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Thorny Vygie

Ruschia spinosa

Also known as

Spiny Ruschia

Full Sun
Moderate care


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Thorny Vygie Overview

If one is looking for a striking waterwise plant for a Karoo garden or a desert garden, look no further than this spinescent succulent shrub with beautiful purple flowers!

Special features of Thorny Vygie

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Pot plant