Ghost Plant
Graptopetalum paraguayense

Gardeners from around the world love this Mexican native. It is especially attractive to gardeners who live in marginal climates for growing succulents outdoors year-round. It is amazingly cold hardy and reports of it surviving in below freezing temperatures are quite common. Graptopetalum paraguayense prefers well drained soil and sunny conditions. It does not do well where its feet stay wet and care should be taken to prevent rot. One of its most interesting features is its ability to form new plants from dropped leaves. Just place on some damp sand or soil and a new little plantlet will form. The Ghost Plant is especially attractive as a ‘pass-along plant” for this reason. The fleshy leaves add texture and an interesting color palate to the garden and it is often chosen as a main feature for those reasons.

Such an easy plant to grow.   I was given one by a neighbor and it survives the winter and just keeps on growing….just beautiful

 

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