This plant has a mild fragrance
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This succulent species has large, thick, spatula- to circular-shaped leaves that have a wide reddish tinge along their edges. Younger leaves and stems have a white, powdery coating which acts as protection from the sun and harsh environments. The younger inner leaves are upright and parallel, as they age they slant slightly outwards and often develop wavy edges. The plant produces numerous offsets throughout its life, ensuring replacements.
Slugs and snails as well as other nibbling insects.
Cuttings root easily in well-draining mixtures.
Sow seed in sandy soil mix and keep moist.
New roots form where the succulent stem touches the soil. Cut off and replant.
Nectar-rich flowers attrack birds like sunbirds
Attracts useful insects
Pretty yellow bell-shaped flowers.
The fleshy round leaves, resembling Flap Jacks, die back after flowering, but soon new ones emerge. The red border disappear in shade or with regular watering.