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A picture of a Caputia

Caputia

Caputia spp.

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Tender

H5-H1c

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.8m

Max

50cm

30cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

More images of Caputia

A close up of some yellow Caputia oribiensis flowers and green leaves
A group of Caputia scaposa plants with green leaves
Some yellow Caputia scaposa flowers
A close up of a succulent Caputia pyramidata plant
Some succulent Caputia pyramidata plants with green leaves in the wild

Caputia Overview

Caputia is a genus containing around 5 succulent, perennial herbaceous or shrub species in the Asteraceae family. Species in this genus used to be included in the genera Senecio and Kleinia. Following genetic analysis, they are now considered better placed in their own genus.

How to propagate Caputia

Cuttings

Allow cuttings to heal before planting in sandy soil.

Seed

Sow seeds in spring and summer; Germination time about 4 weeks.

Special features of Caputia

Attracts butterflies

Drought resistant

Attractive leaves