Crassula expansa subsp. fragilis

Crassula expansa subsp. fragilis
Crassula expansa subsp. fragilis
Crassula expansa subsp. fragilis

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Botanical name: Crassula expansa subsp. fragilis

The fragile crassula, or Crassula expansa subsp. fragilis, is a soft, sprawling succulent with variable leaves and white flowers. It is native to eastern and northern South Africa, where it grows on cliffs, rocks, and under other vegetation. It is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant for its delicate appearance and drought tolerance. It can be used as a ground cover, a filler, or a texture plant in the succulent garden or in containers. It is easily propagated by cuttings or by pieces that break off and root. It flowers mainly in summer, but can bloom throughout the year.

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Family: Crassulaceae
Type: ground cover, succulent
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Flower colour: white
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