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Haworthia emelyae var. emelyae 'Silver'


Haworthia emelyae 'Silver' has distinctive leaves with triangular, translucent tips heavily speckled with white flushed pink.

Haworthia emelyae var. emelyae comes from an intriguing genus related to Aloe native to southern Africa. Most form small rosettes of succulent foliage often with translucent tips or "light pipes" that allow light to enter into the leaves -- which are often half buried in sand in the wild -- for photosynthesis. 'Silver' has distinctive leaves with triangular, translucent tips heavily speckled with white and flushed with pink when young. Easy to grow. Tolerant of lower light than other succulents and cool temperatures but best kept above freezing.

Common Name: Haworthia - [Succulent Pre-Order]

Family: Asphodelaceae (The Asphodel Family)

Zone Hardiness: 9-11

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: under 4"

Width: under 4"

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen

Type: Tender

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No



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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