Stapelia Grandiflora, commonly known as Starfish Cacti, boasts captivating features and originates from South Africa. Recognizable by its distinctive fragrance and large 5-petal flowers, these plants may surprise many with their soft-stemmed, spineless growth radiating from a central point, belonging to the succulent family.
The Starfish flowers exhibit vibrant hues, ranging from red to beige or brown and only flower once a year - making their beauty that much more exciting!
Ideally cultivated as a houseplant during cooler months, the Starfish Cacti can be transitioned outdoors to bask in the summer heat. Recognized for its ease of care and semi-drought tolerance, this plant with its remarkable large blooms is sure to capture the attention of your family and friends!
CARE & MAINTENANCE FOR STARFISH CACTUS:
Light: Bright, indirect sunlight
Water: Allow the plant to dry between watering. Water sparingly at all times & very little during Winter.
Fertilizer: Light, airy, well-drained soil. Does not require fertilizer, but the potting mix should contain natural, organic matter. It should not be too acidic.
Maintenance: No need for regular pruning. Just remove any dead or unsightly stems. Remove flowers when they stop blooming. They prefer crowded root.
Growth: 8″ tall / 8-13″ wide