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This genus contains 37 clumping perennial succulents with cylindrical to semi-cylindrical foliage. They originate from sandy, coastal areas in regions of Southern Africa and have been widely cultivated for their attractive fleshy leaves and brightly coloured daisy-like flowers with lots of petals. Common colours include yellow, purple, red and white and these flowers tend to open in response to midday sunshine.
Common problems with Cephalophyllum
How to propagate Cephalophyllum
Seed in spring or summer.
Other uses of Cephalophyllum
Grown for the flowers which are borne after 1 or 2 years.