low; moderate; Drought tolerant. Does need water in spring.
12 - 15 cm
Yellow; winter spring
Sun; walls; rockery; container; roof garden; paving; sandy soils; wildlife bees insects; narrow spaces;
Find informative indigenous gardening articles in our web magazine - www.theindigenousgardener.co.za
Fluffy butter yellows and jade-green fingers of this little clumping succulent are a favourite in my garden. It Flowers stand on taller stalks above the leaves from late winter through spring; petals curve gently upwards, with a corolla that stands above them. Leaves are smooth and triangular growing from a thick rootstock. Species of this genus are rather difficult to distinguish from each other although B. scapiger seems to be the biggest of the genus. Plant in well-draining soils.