Desert Rose, Adenium Muliflorum, Adenium Coetanum
perennial succulent found in semi-arid regions of the
Arabian Peninsula and E. to S.W. Africa.
Lily, Desert Rose
Adenium Muliflorum, Adenium Coetanum
and E. to S.W. Africa.
9 - 11
Rate of Growth:
Well drained soil, slightly alkaline,
Drought tolerant (in colder months), but looks better with an adequate supply of water
in the summer.
Nutritional Requirements: Balanced
liquid fertilizer monthly
Light Requirements: Full
sun, some afternoon shade.
Multi-trunked shrub or small tree growing
about half as wide as it does high.
gray-green leaves to 4" long.
Red, pink, or white usually in the summer.
Pests or diseases:
fungal leaf diseases, basal rot begun by excess
All parts of plant are a skin irritant, also
will cause severe discomfort if swallowed.
Cost: $$ --
Seeds, summer cuttings taken from non-flowering shoots.
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