Haworthia limifolia is an attractive textural succulent forming grey-green rosettes of sharply-pointed leaves with raised ridges.
Haworthia limifolia is an attractive textural succulent forming grey-green rosettes about four inches across of triangular, lance-shaped leaves that are broad at the base and extend into a sharp point. The leaves have raised cross ridges in lighter green that look like a washboard giving it the common name fairy washboard or file leaved Haworthia. White flowers. Haworthia are easy to grow and cold tolerant.
Common Name: Fairy Washboard
Family: Asphodelaceae (The Asphodel Family)
Zone Hardiness: 9-11
Light: Full Sun
Height: under 4"
Width: under 4"
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Native to southern Africa, where it grows in areas of summer rainfall and winter drought, in rocky soils at elevation where water drains sharply.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar
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