Adenium obesum, Desert Rose, Impala Lily. Adenium obesum Lucky
Adenium obesum Lucky
Adenium obesum

Adenium obesum

Desert Rose, Impala Lily
Family: Apocynaceae
Origin: Arabia and East Africa
USDA Zone: 9-12?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapPlant with caudexPlant used for bonsaiLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall plant 2-5 ftFull sunDry conditionsRed, crimson, vinous flowersWhite, off-white flowersPink flowersPoisonous or toxicPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Growing to a height of about 4-5ft, this succulent plant is a member of the same family as Plumeria. Its swollen, often twisted trunk, is pale grey. The leaves are glossy, and club-shaped. The flowers appear almost continuously, are trumpet-shaped and range from white and bright pink to crimson, red. It exudes a highly toxic sap, which in some places is used as a poison for arrows. Adeniums are not generally grown in moist tropical gardens but are often seen as a decorative pot plants. They may also be used in rock gardens.They need full sun and a well-drained potting mixture. Exotic multi-color varieties can be grafted onto the same plant. See other exotic species of Adenium, photo gallery of exotic varieties and Thai Adeniums - milti-colored, multi-grafted.

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Desert Rose (Adenium obesum) - seedling with caudex
This item is certified for shipping to California, Тexas, Louisiana, Arizona.
Grown in
10"/3 gal pot
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