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Kanna

Mesembryanthemum tortuosum

Sceletium tortuosum by Joozwa (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Kanna Overview

Mesembryanthemum tortuosum an evergreen, succulent groundcover or creeping perennial plant in the Aizoaceae family. It is easy to care for, thriving in hot, dry, sunny areas. It grows quite slowly and makes a beautiful container plant and it is commonly known by the name Baby Sun Rose. Also known as Heart-Leaf Ice Plant, this species produces glossy succulent leaves and bright magenta-pink flowers. It is attractively placed cascading down a wall or hedge.

How to propagate Kanna

Cuttings

Seed

Special features of Kanna

Attracts butterflies

Drought resistant