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A picture of a Mat-Lampranthus

Mat-Lampranthus

Lampranthus tegens

Also known as

Matvygie

Full Sun
Easy care
Tender

9a-10b

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Mat-Lampranthus

Lampranthus tegens growing on hard clay, next to a gravel road at Babylonstoren Farm, near Paarl. Note the central runner and side runners.
A flowering branch of  Lampranthus tegens in cultivation at Babylonstoren Farm.
Lampranthus tegens in its habitat near Worcester.
Lampranthus tegens in its habitat near Worcester.
Close-up of Lampranthus tegens showing its mat-forming growth on a hard clay surface.

Mat-Lampranthus Overview

A flat-growing, mat-forming, leaf succulent, often rooting at the nodes, and an easy-to-grow, drought tolerant plant for fynbos gardens, especially on a solid clay surface. ZA Distribution: Western Cape.

Special features of Mat-Lampranthus

Drought resistant

Attracts bees