Size of plants for sale are displayed in 70 mm pots
Adromishus cooperi, Plovers Eggs
This is the classic beginners Adromischus. Start here if its your first Adromischus and you will become addicted to them easily grown quiet hardy Classic round fat leaves with a chiselled crinkly top edge. Leaves can be 3 to 6 cm long this is the one to learn about growing them, keep it lean on water the leaves and the plant will stay compact with wonderful prominent dark markings on the leaves, especially at the tips. Hence its common name.
Flowers long pikes to 25 to 40 cm with pink to red small tubular flowers.
In habitat it grows in Eastern Cape of SA from high up Zuurberg to Graaf-Reinet and Queenstown areas not common grows in the shade of rocks or South facing aspect.
Depending from which area they come from they are hugely variable with leaves from a 1 cm long 5 cm long from green to white almost black to spotted and no spots. I will talk about Adromischus huge variety of colours shapes and sizes in my blog on this species and pink to white and red flowers this can make identification quiet difficult. A special select form of Adromischus cooperi var. festivus is white Seal Pups a white compact form of this species
Please follow the link below for Growing Tips on Adromischus.
*Although all care is taken when packing and handling each plant, these plants can be delicate and some leaves may become detached during transit. These plants easy to grow though and any dislodged leaves can be easily re-propagated into new plants.