How to grow Pterocephalus perennis

Pterocephalus perennis growing herbaceous succulent of the genus Pterocephalus also known as Pincushion Flower, Pterocephalus perennis perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental plant and groundcover plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 7-9.

Leaves color green fleshy in spoon shape with dentale margin.

Pterocephalus perennis flower

Flower color pink in bell shape, flower small and grow inflorescences in umbrella shape.

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Requirements for Pterocephalus perennis growing and care:

Well-drained soil

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

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Dead parts

Size of the plant:
5-15cm, 2-6 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season?

General information about the flower:
Bell small pink flowers that connected together in inflorescences in umbrella shape

Scientific name:

Pterocephalus perennis

Blooming Seasons

Flower Colors


Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone