Stapelia gigantea - granted it's stinky, but sooooo cool!!
Native to south eastern Africa. Growing up to 20 cm (8 in) tall, it is a clump-forming succulent with erect green stems 3 cm (~1") thick. In summer, it bears large star-shaped five-petalled flowers up to 25 cm (~10") in diameter. The flowers are red and yellow, wrinkled, with a silky texture and fringed with hairs that can be as long as 8 mm (0.3"). Propagates easily and is a super addition to your collection.
You will receive a similar plant shipped in its original nursery pot. Your plant may or may not be blooming at the time of shipment.
Ceramic pot featured in photo is available HERE.
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FOR WINTER MONTHS: If you experience sustained cold weather temperatures under 38 degrees, we encourage you to add a 72-Hour heat pack to your order to ensure the safest arrival of your new plants during cold weather conditions. To order a 72-Hour heat pack, click HERE.