Propeller plant

Crassula perfoliata var. falcata

Description

Propeller plant is small to medium size trailing succulent that can reach 1-2 ft. high and 2-3 ft. wide. Distinctive and flat sickle-shaped leaves are gray in color, grow 3-5 in. long and clasp onto stems in an interesting opposite pattern. Striking bright red flowers provide an intense contrast to foliage color in mid summer.

This bold flowering succulent grows well in pots, hanging baskets, banks and rock gardens. It is adapted to full sun, good drainage and low amounts of supplemental water.

Plant Type: Succulent
Foliage Character: Succulent
Habit: Trailing, Rigid, Open, Irregular branching
Growth Rate: Slow
Foliage Color: Gray green
Flower Color: Red
Flower Season: Summer
Soil Adaptations: Well-draining soil
Exposure Adaptations: Wind, Morning sun, Heat, Filtered or indirect sunlight, Drought, All day sun
Function: Rock gardens, Residential spaces, Raised planters, Near pools and water features, Grouped, Foliage accent plant, Flowering accent plant, Container plant, Borders
Height: 1 ft. – 2 ft.
Width: 2 ft. – 3 ft.