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H. attenuata

Haworthia attenuata Haw.


haworthia attenuata.JPGDistribution:   Widespread in the
eastern Cape from the Fish River to Humansdorp.

Description:  The plant has dark green   narrow tapering leaves (8cm long) with white tubercules on the lower and upper surfaces, 30-40 leaves form a rosette.

Flower:  White flowers with green veins are borne on an inflorescence that is 40 cm in height.

Propagation:  Seeds and pups.

Cultivation:  Light/heavy shade, regular watering, light frost protection required.

Photographer:  Phillipe Faucon of  Phoenix Tropical Gardens