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Duvalia

Duvalia spp.

Duvalia parviflora 01 by Michael Wolf (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Partial Shade
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Duvalia Overview

    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

    Cuttings

    Seed or stem cuttings in spring or summer.

    Seed

    Other uses of Duvalia

    Grown for its star shaped flowers.