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Stapelia Leendertziae Cristata

Stapelia Leendertziae Cristata

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  • Stapelia leendertziae is a succulent known for its fleshy stems and unique star-shaped flowers. The stems are dull green to reddish in full sun. Stapelia is most conspicuous in bloom due to its unique purple-brown to dark purple flowers that appear in late summer.The flowers are bell-shaped to urn-shaped, up to 3.2 inches (8 cm) long, nearly equal in diameter, and appear in late summer.
    The cristate form features a captivating crested (fan-like) growth pattern, adding an intriguing aesthetic dimension to this plant. This unique succulent is a rare variation of the Stapelia leendertziae species, characterized by its intricately crested and fleshy stems.
  • Water Needs: Low; allow the soil to dry out between waterings.
  • Light Requirement: Prefers bright, indirect sunlight.
  • Maintenance: Minimal pruning required. Watch for pests, especially given the succulent nature.
  • Common Names: Crested Rugose Cup Starfish, Crested Maroon Cup Starfish, Crested Star Flower, Crested Black Bells.
  • Family: Apocynaceae.
  • Origin: Native to southern Africa.
  • Cold Tolerance: Not frost-resistant; protect from freezing temperatures.
  • Heat Tolerance: Tolerates heat well and thrives in warm to hot conditions.


  • Size: 16 cm Height x  13 cm Width.
  •  Unique yellow-colored firing stoneware handcrafted pot with texture in green glossy glaze.
  • Fired up to 1200°C
  • Glazed in the interior, to keep the roots safe and secure.
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