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Othonna capensis


Othonna capensis or little pickles is an extremely hardy ground-covering succulent with blue-green leaves and yellow daisy flowers.

Othonna capensis, otherwise known as little pickles, is an extremely hardy South African groundcovering succulent with blue-green, nearly tubular, leaves held vertically that grow in spreading mats like a collection of little bluish pickles. Though it looks like an ice plant this species hails from the Aster Family and sports cute bright yellow daisies from late spring through fall. Grow in sharp drainage in full sun.

Common Name: Little Pickles Ice Plant - [Succulent Pre-Order]

Family: Asteraceae (The Aster/Daisy Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-10

Light: Full Sun

Height: under 4"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring - Fall

Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Bees, Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Drakensberg Mountains of South Africa, Lesotho, and Swaziland.


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar

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