Choose a country to see content specific to your location

Skip to main content

Hex River Cliff Mesemb

Roosia lucilleae

Also known as

Heksrivier Kransvygie

Full Sun
Moderate care
Tender

9a-10b

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Hex River Cliff Mesemb Overview

One of two species belonging to the genus Roosia, endemic to sheer, quarzitic, sandstone cliff-faces in the heart of the winter-rainfall region of South Africa. It is small, branched, shrubby, leaf succulent recognized at once by its large, pink flowers with spreading, narrow petals and a fruiting capsules without cell lids, and seed that is dispersed by wind. The floral petals remain for some time, resembling a mop-head. ZA Distribution: Western Cape.

Special features of Hex River Cliff Mesemb

Pot plant

Attracts bees

Company

About usCareersPrivacy policy

Candide is your guide to visiting UK public gardens. Find the best gardens, buy tickets and enter with just your phone. Download the app for offline tickets, community access and more.

Terms & ConditionsCode of Conduct

© 2022 Candide

Made in Bristol