How to grow Sinningia leucotricha

Sinningia leucotricha grow and care – herbaceous geophyte succulent of the genus Sinningia also known as Brazilian Edelweiss, Sinningia leucotricha perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 9-11.

Leaves color green, slivery-gray with white, in elliptic to deltoid shape

Sinningia leucotricha flower

Flower color red-orange in cone shape the flowers grow in clusters in the top of the leaves

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How to grow Sinningia leucotricha growing and care:

Well drained soil, More than light frost

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

Pests and diseases:
Slugs, snails, aphids

Pruning season:
Entire year

How to prune:
Dead leaves and flowers

Size of the plant?
20-60 cm, 8-24 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

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

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Red-orange flowers in cone shape the flowers grow in clusters in the top of the leaves

Scientific name:

Sinningia leucotricha

How to grow Sinningia leucotricha

Sinningia leucotricha


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Orange flower
  • Red flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
Leaf color
  • Gray leaves
  • White leaves
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Geophyte
  • Herbaceous
  • Perennial plant
  • Succulent
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Indoor plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Part shade Plants
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 9