Can reach 20 cm, usually smaller.
Pale yellow to creamy white; winter spring summer autumn
Sun: semi-shade; walls; container; rockery; windy exposed; dry soils; sandy soils; am shade; wildlife insects; narrow spaces;
coastal eastern cape
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This is a succulent shrublet, usually low-growing, but can grow to 30 cm. Emerald- green leaves are barrel-shaped that bristle with soft, spine-like white hairs. The resemblance to a pickle is easy to see. Tiny pale yellow to cream flowers open between the bristly leaves as if pinned there.