How to grow Drosanthemum

Drosanthemum grow and care – subshrub succulent of the genus Drosanthemum also known as Fewflowers, Drosanthemum perennial evergreen or annual used as ornamental ground cover plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics, temperate or tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+ as perennial, 5-10 as annual.

Leaves color green can be with red tips, the leaves flashy and bit hairy and grow in cone linear shape.

Drosanthemum flower

Flower color can be: red, white, yellow, orange, purple, pink or more than one color, flowers flat with multi petals.

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How to grow growing Drosanthemum care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing:
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties/Problems with growing:
Invasive, aggressive

Planting season:
Spring in cold climate / Autumn, winter, spring in warm climate

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All the season

How to prune:
For design

Size of the plant?
10-20 cm 4-8 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Irrigation water management requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

When does flowers bloom?
Winter / Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Flat multi petals flowers, color can be: red, white, yellow, orange, purple, pink or more than one color

Scientific name:


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Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
  • Winter flowers
Flower colors
  • Pink flower
  • Purple flower
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Leaf color
  • Red leaves
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Subshrub
  • Succulent
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Drought tolerant plants
  • Ground cover plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9