Stapelia gigantea

Also known as:

  • Stapelia nobilis
  • Zulu Giant
  • Starfish Cactus
  • Giant Toad Plant

Plant Type

cactus / succulent

Zones

10b-11

Size

H:12"
W:12"

Growing Conditions

Soil Needs:

average, well-drained

Water Needs:

low, drought tolerant

Special Situation:

heat tolerant

Sun Exposure:

mostly sun, bright shade, dappled shade, mostly shade, shade

Features

Flower Color:

cream

Foliage Color:

pink, gold, burgundy

Flower Season:

summer

Foliage Season:

evergreen

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Almost Eden

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Merryville, Louisiana

337-375-2114

Accents for Home and Garden

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Milton, Delaware

Logee's Plants for Home & Garden

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141 North Street Danielson, Connecticut

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860-774-8038

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ZEPHYRANTHES

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78 Great Northern Hwy Midland, Western Australia

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(08) 9250 3682

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Climatically appropriate plants for Perth gardens

Succulent Gardens

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2133 Elkhorn Road Castroville, California

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831-632-0482

megan@sgplants.com

Logee's Plants for Home & Garden

Contact

141 North Street Danielson, Connecticut

Directions

860-774-8038

ashley@logees.net

ZEPHYRANTHES

Contact

78 Great Northern Hwy Midland, Western Australia

Directions

(08) 9250 3682

enquire@zephs.com.au

Info

Climatically appropriate plants for Perth gardens

Succulent Gardens

Contact

2133 Elkhorn Road Castroville, California

Directions

831-632-0482

megan@sgplants.com

Logee's Plants for Home & Garden

Contact

141 North Street Danielson, Connecticut

Directions

860-774-8038

ashley@logees.net

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Description by: Almost Eden

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Merryville, Louisiana

337-375-2114

almostedenplants.com

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Mail Order Nursery
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Succulent stems produce huge 10" creamy yellow blooms with burgundy variegation in summer, and the 'aroma' is unforgettable. An unusual and easily grown species.

Description by: Logee's Plants for Home & Garden

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Danielson, Connecticut

860-774-8038

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This entertaining African species has green stems that are fat, succulent and sharply angled. The starfish-shaped flower is a subdued yellow covered by miniature purple hairs. Its enormous size of nine inches across sends off tips that terminate in slender elegance. This African Starfish Flower can be grown in full or partial sun and is outstanding on a windowsill or in a hanging basket. Periods of dryness are tolerated well for this reliable bloomer.

Description by: Accents for Home and Garden

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Milton, Delaware

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Also known as starfish flower, zulu giant, giant toad plant, a succulent with 4-5" fat fleshy x-shaped stems. Produces unusual foul smelling 4-5" star shaped fleshy flowers. Pinkish with dark markings.

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