Variegated Fire Crassula

Crassula 'Variegated Fire'

Easy-to-grow, branching succulent displays fleshy, propeller-like leaves with a glowing soft green and yellow coloration that develops rosy colored highlights. Forms spreading mats, useful in rock gardens and containers. Clusters of lightly fragrant flowers rest on the leaves in the summer. A frost-tender evergreen.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationKRASS-oo-la kap-ih-TEL-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; forms a mat 6 in. tall, 24 to 36 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Rock Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsFleabane (Erigeron); Hens & Chicks (Echeveria); Sedum (Sedum); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe); Aloe (Aloe)

Thrives in lean, loose, gravelly or sandy, fast-draining soils. Protect from harsh sun exposure in hot summer regions. Water regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. For a tidy appearance, remove spent blooms.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11

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