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Pink Calico Kitten

Crassula pellucida ssp. marginalis f. rubra

Also known as

Calico Kitten

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Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10cm

Max

Min

30cm

Flowering

This plant has no fragrance

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Pink Calico Kitten Overview

Crassula pellucida subsp. marginalis f. rubra is a succulent perennial from the Crassulaceae family. Commonly known as Pink Calico Kitten, it is grown for the attractive heart-shaped, colourful bright pink leaves, edged with darker red. The leaves can also feature green-yellow colourings, dependent on the lighting received. The plant this was developed from originates from the Cape Province region of South Africa. The flowers are produced in branched clusters, they are small and white in colour, tinged with pink.

Common problems with Pink Calico Kitten

Problem free

    How to propagate Pink Calico Kitten

    Division

    Divide a full pot in halve and replant

    Cuttings

    Cuttings root easily in sandy soil mix.

    Seed

    Sow seed and keep moist.

    Special features of Pink Calico Kitten

    Drought resistant

    Pot plant

    Attractive leaves