This plant has no fragrance
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Rose Vygie Overview
A short-lived perennial shrubby succulent with brightly coloured flowers. Makes wonderful cascading ground-coverings. Highly recommended for xeriscaping, climbing over rocks, cliffs, banks, slopes and garden walls. Lampranthus means 'bright flower' from the Greek lampros meaning 'bright' and anthos 'flower'. The species name roseus pertains to the rose-coloured flowers. ZA Distribution: Western Cape.
Common problems with Rose Vygie
How to harvest Rose Vygie
Not usually harvested.
How to propagate Rose Vygie
Seed can be sown at any time of the year in shallow trays in a sandy mixture and germination is within 3 weeks.
Cuttings are best planted during the summer months.
Special features of Rose Vygie
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping.
Attracts useful insects
Attractive to bees and butterflies.
Attractive to birds.