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A picture of a Graptopetalum bellum

Graptopetalum bellum

Graptopetalum bellum

Tacitus bellus 2 by Stan Shebs (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10cm

Max

15cm

5cm

Min

5cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Graptopetalum bellum

A group of pink flowers on a Graptopetalum bellum plant
A close up of some Graptopetalum bellum leaves

Graptopetalum bellum Overview

Graptopetalum bellum is a succulent perennial species from the Crassulaceae family. Native to Mexico this plant is cultivated as a houseplant for the compact rosettes of fleshy leaves. In spring and summer, they can produce small starry flowers held in clusters. This plant was historically known as Tacitus bellus, it has since been reclassified and is now part of the genus Graptopetalum.

Common problems with Graptopetalum bellum

How to propagate Graptopetalum bellum

Seed

Cuttings

Take rosette or leaf cuttings in spring or summer.

Special features of Graptopetalum bellum

Attractive leaves

Indoor plant

Attractive flowers