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Thorny Vygie

Ruschia spinosa

Also known as

Spiny Ruschia, Doringvygie

Full Sun
Moderate care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
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  • autumn
  • winter

Thorny Vygie Overview

If one is looking for a striking waterwise plant for a Karoo garden or a desert garden, look no further than this spinescent succulent shrub with beautiful purple flowers! ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Western Cape.

Special features of Thorny Vygie

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Pot plant


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