• Species native to South Africa
  • Uncommon in cultivation
  • Stays compact
  • Can be split to create more plants
  • Great for indoors
  • Easy to care for


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Adromischus fallax is a striking succulent native to the rocky hillsides and dry regions of South Africa. This fascinating species is characterized by its rosettes of thick, triangular leaves. The leaves vary in color from pale green to greyish-blue, often adorned with reddish-brown spots or markings, adding to its ornamental appeal.

In its natural habitat, Adromischus fallax grows in rocky crevices or gravelly soils, where it receives ample sunlight and excellent drainage. It is well-adapted to arid conditions, capable of withstanding periods of drought by storing water in its fleshy leaves.

In cultivation, Adromischus fallax thrives in well-draining soil and bright, indirect light, although it can tolerate some direct sunlight. It is relatively low-maintenance, requiring infrequent watering and minimal fertilization during the growing season. However, it is essential to protect it from frost, as it is not cold-hardy and can suffer damage if exposed to freezing temperatures.

With its striking foliage and easy-care nature, Adromischus fallax is a prized addition to succulent collections and rock gardens, adding texture and interest to any landscape. Whether grown indoors as a houseplant or outdoors in a garden bed or container, this unique succulent never fails to captivate with its distinctive appearance and resilience.

Please Note: Succulents change colour throughout the year and the plants we deliver can look different from the pictures. All plants are shipped bare root (without soil).