A picture of a Didierea


Didierea spp.

Didierea madagascariensis 3 by Stan Shebs (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature


More images of Didierea

A close up of a green Didierea plant
A green Didierea plant in a garden with green leaves
A close up of a green Didierea plant
A group of green Didierea plants in a garden
A close up of the green leaves of a Didierea plant

Didierea Overview

Didierea is a small genus containing only 2 species of succulent perennial in the Didiereaceae family. They are endemic to Madagascar and reside naturally in a spiny forest thicket environment. This ecosystem is unique to Madagascar and characterised by poor quality soil and erratic, low winter rainfall.

Special features of Didierea

Attractive leaves

Drought resistant