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Genus with around 19 succulent species in the dogbane family, Apocynaceae. These plants grow in clumps and typically do not exceed half a metre in height. They produce spherical, often irregular, blue-green, fleshy structures and these may be smooth or spiny, foliage is reduced to small scales. Flowers are starry, fleshy and have an unpleasant scent, coloured purple-red, they roughly resemble the flowers of the related genus Stapelia.
Common problems with Duvalia
How to propagate Duvalia
Seed or stem cuttings in spring or summer.
Other uses of Duvalia
Grown for its star shaped flowers.