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Creeping Mesemb

Cephalophyllum alstonii

Full Sun
Moderate care
Tender

9a-10b

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

15cm

Max

1m

10cm

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Cephallophyllum alsotonii
Flowers

Creeping Mesemb Overview

Cephallophyllum alstonii is a creeping perennial succulent, ideal as a ground cover, or as a pot plant on a patio. The spectacular, brightly coloured blood-red flowers attract insects when the flowers open.

Common problems with Creeping Mesemb

How to propagate Creeping Mesemb

Seed

Seed in spring or summer.

Special features of Creeping Mesemb

Attracts birds

Attracts butterflies

Drought resistant

Pot plant

Other uses of Creeping Mesemb

Grown for the flowers which are borne after 1 or 2 years.

Medicinal