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Other common names
Chiastophyllum oppositifolium Chiastophyllum simplicifolia
Chiastophyllum simplicifolium Cotyledon oppositifolia Cotyledon simplicifolia
Chiastophyllum is a mat-forming succulent perennial with broad, fleshy leaves and racemes of small bell-shaped flowers in late spring and early summer
C. oppositifolium is a prostrate evergreen perennial to 20cm, with large, fleshy, ovate leaves and branched, arching racemes of small, bright yellow flowers on brownish stems
Habit Mat forming
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist but well-drained, poor to moderately fertile soil in partial shade
Propagate by seed or use side shoots for softwood cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Garden Edging Ground Cover
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Rock Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Can be damaged by slugs and snails
Generally disease free
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