Glottiphyllum depressum

Water Needs

low; drought tolerant

Glottiphyllum depressum
Succulent
Tongue Plant

20 - 40 cm

Size

Light Conditions

sun

Frost

Tender

Flowers

Yellow; spring summer

Sun, dry soils, semi-shade; rockery; walls; roof gardens; wildlife bees butterflies insects; narrow spaces;

Garden Situation

Habitat

rocky places; hot dry; fynbos; urban streets

Region

western cape; succulent karoo

Rain Season

Winter

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Description

A hardy, low-growing groundcover with bright green leaves and yellow flowers (5 cm) for much of the year. Growth is compact. Plant in dappled shade to full sun. Drought tolerant, evergreen, tender to frost and waterwise. Attracts bees, butterflies, and other insects. The Little Karoo and Mossel Bay in the Western Cape, in rocky places in and the shade of other plants.

Glottiphyllum depressum
Glottiphyllum depressum