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Adenium sp. variegatum, Variegated Desert Rose

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 Adenium sp. variegatum
Family: Apocynaceae
Variegated Desert Rose
Origin: Arabia and East Africa
CaudexCan be used for bonsaiSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersOrnamental foliageRed/crimson/vinous flowersIrritatingDeciduousAttracts 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 gray. 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. They emit 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 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. More info...


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 Adenium sp. variegatum, Variegated Desert Rose

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Adenium sp. variegatum, Variegated Desert Rose

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Adenium sp. variegatum, Variegated Desert Rose

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Adenium sp. variegatum, Variegated Desert Rose

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Adenium sp. variegatum, Variegated Desert Rose

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Adenium sp. variegatum, Variegated Desert Rose

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Adenium sp. variegatum, Variegated Desert Rose

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Adenium sp. variegatum, Variegated Desert Rose

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Adenium sp. variegatum, Variegated Desert Rose

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Adenium sp. variegatum, Variegated Desert Rose

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Adenium sp. variegatum, Variegated Desert Rose

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Adenium sp. variegatum, Variegated Desert Rose

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Adenium sp. variegatum, Variegated Desert Rose

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Adenium sp. variegatum, Variegated Desert Rose

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Adenium 'Double Red Variegated'
Adenium sp. variegatum, Variegated Desert Rose

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Adenium sp. variegatum, Variegated Desert Rose

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Adenium sp. variegatum, Variegated Desert Rose

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Adenium sp. variegatum, Variegated Desert Rose

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Adenium sp. variegatum, Variegated Desert Rose

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Adenium sp. variegatum, Variegated Desert Rose

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Adenium sp. variegatum, Variegated Desert Rose

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Adenium 'Double Red Variegated'


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What is grafted plant

Q: What is a grafted plant?

Grafting is a method of vegetative (or asexual) propagation where a piece of one plant (scion) selected for its flowers or fruit and containing the desired genes to be duplicated is inserted into a piece of another plant (rootstock), with a strong vigorous root system, usually a seedling.

Benefits of the graft:

  • making a clone of the parent plant ensures the same cultivar, since most fruit trees will not come true to seed
  • taking a scion from a mature plant reduces time to flowering and fruiting (from 10-12 years for a seedling to 2-3 years or less for a grafted plant)
  • introducing dwarfing, hardiness, disease and pest resistance.
  • easier propagation method when other means like cutting or seed is not successful


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Desert Rose hybrid with a showy double flower which is off-white with stripes of pink and crimson.
RECOMMENDED SUPPLIES:
Adenium Plant Food - Flower and Caudex Booster
SUNSHINE-BC - Caudex booster
Adenium Soilless Mix
Succulent Care. Plant it in well-drained soil mix, water once and keep in warm (75-80F) place in filtered light. Do not water again until soil dries on surface.
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Grown in 6"/1 gal pot, grafted, shipped barerooted

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Adenium Crape Band (Double Color) - Grafted

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What is grafted plant

Q: What is a grafted plant?

Grafting is a method of vegetative (or asexual) propagation where a piece of one plant (scion) selected for its flowers or fruit and containing the desired genes to be duplicated is inserted into a piece of another plant (rootstock), with a strong vigorous root system, usually a seedling.

Benefits of the graft:

  • making a clone of the parent plant ensures the same cultivar, since most fruit trees will not come true to seed
  • taking a scion from a mature plant reduces time to flowering and fruiting (from 10-12 years for a seedling to 2-3 years or less for a grafted plant)
  • introducing dwarfing, hardiness, disease and pest resistance.
  • easier propagation method when other means like cutting or seed is not successful


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Exotic color of Desert Rose, one of the most beautiful color varieties - red flower with some almost black. The plant is with caudex, blooming size.
See picture of caudex.
RECOMMENDED SUPPLIES:
Adenium Plant Food - Flower and Caudex Booster
SUNSHINE-BC - Caudex booster
Adenium Soilless Mix
Succulent Care. Plant it in well-drained soil mix, water once and keep in warm (75-80F) place in filtered light. Do not water again until soil dries on surface.
This item is certified for shipping to California.
California certification

Most of our plants are certified for shipping to California, however, certain plants are not certified. Please do not order not-certified plants to California addresses. These plants may be added to CA certification in the future; please contact us for more information.



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Grown in 6"/1 gal pot, grafted, shipped barerooted

9 plants in stock

$32.00

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Adenium Double Red Variegated (variegated leaves), Grafted

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What is grafted plant

Q: What is a grafted plant?

Grafting is a method of vegetative (or asexual) propagation where a piece of one plant (scion) selected for its flowers or fruit and containing the desired genes to be duplicated is inserted into a piece of another plant (rootstock), with a strong vigorous root system, usually a seedling.

Benefits of the graft:

  • making a clone of the parent plant ensures the same cultivar, since most fruit trees will not come true to seed
  • taking a scion from a mature plant reduces time to flowering and fruiting (from 10-12 years for a seedling to 2-3 years or less for a grafted plant)
  • introducing dwarfing, hardiness, disease and pest resistance.
  • easier propagation method when other means like cutting or seed is not successful


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Exotic Desert Rose, double red flower with variegated leaves. The plant is with caudex, blooming size.
See pictureof caudex.
This item is certified for shipping to California.
California certification

Most of our plants are certified for shipping to California, however, certain plants are not certified. Please do not order not-certified plants to California addresses. These plants may be added to CA certification in the future; please contact us for more information.



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Grown in 6"/1 gal pot, grafted, shipped bareroot

9 plants in stock

$32.00

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Adenium Nil (red veined leaves), Grafted

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What is grafted plant

Q: What is a grafted plant?

Grafting is a method of vegetative (or asexual) propagation where a piece of one plant (scion) selected for its flowers or fruit and containing the desired genes to be duplicated is inserted into a piece of another plant (rootstock), with a strong vigorous root system, usually a seedling.

Benefits of the graft:

  • making a clone of the parent plant ensures the same cultivar, since most fruit trees will not come true to seed
  • taking a scion from a mature plant reduces time to flowering and fruiting (from 10-12 years for a seedling to 2-3 years or less for a grafted plant)
  • introducing dwarfing, hardiness, disease and pest resistance.
  • easier propagation method when other means like cutting or seed is not successful


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Exotic Desert Rose, with red-veined leaves. Very rare, a must for adenium collection!
See pictureof caudex.
This item is certified for shipping to California.
California certification

Most of our plants are certified for shipping to California, however, certain plants are not certified. Please do not order not-certified plants to California addresses. These plants may be added to CA certification in the future; please contact us for more information.



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Grown in 6"/1 gal pot, grafted

8 plants in stock

$32.00

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