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Creeping Mesemb

Cephalophyllum alstonii

Also known as

Rankvygie (Afr.)

Full Sun
Moderate care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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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. ZA Distribution: Northern Cape, Western Cape.

Special features of Creeping Mesemb

Attracts birds

Attracts butterflies

Drought resistant

Pot plant

Other uses of Creeping Mesemb