How to grow Oscularia deltoides

Oscularia deltoides growing subshrub succulent of the genus Oscularia also known as Deltoid-leaved dewplant, Oscularia deltoides perennial evergreen used as ornamental ground cover plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean, desert, tropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+.

Leaves color gray-green in 3d triangle (deltoids), the leaf is fleshy.

Oscularia deltoides flower

Flower color purple to pink in round shape.

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Requirements for Oscularia deltoides growing and care:

Well drained soil, sandy soil

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

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Snails, slugs

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead flowers

Size of the plant:
5-20cm, 2-8 inches, grow widely as long as given

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

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

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Round shape flowers in color of pink to purple

Scientific name:

Oscularia deltoides

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