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Stapelia gigantea

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The Stapelia gigantea is a unique and strange succulent, with thick fleshy stems that are bordered by little bumps. This spineless, velvety plant can grow between 10cm and 30cm tall, and can produce large yellow and red flowers which mimic the appearance and smell of dead meat. This adaptation is used to attract flies which act as pollinators for this plant. 

Like most succulents, the Stapelia gigantea grows best in a gritty, well-draining mix which allows it's roots to dry in-between watering. This plant prefers either full sun or partial shade, where it can get all the benefits of bright light without being scorched. 

Your plant/s will be posted bare-rooted and safely packaged. If you're interested in this item, don't miss our other succulent varieties!

Please note that unless specified otherwise, the flowers on your plant may be different to those shown in pictures. Also, your plant may vary in colour/patterning from those in the pictures, due to the nature of the species' variability, different climates, and different growing conditions. 

Unfortunately due to regulations we cannot post to WA, TAS or NT.