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Dudleya edulis

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Dudleya edulis
Dudleya edulis
Dudleya edulis
Dudleya edulis

Species Name: Dudleya edulis
Common Name: San Diego Dudleya

Often called the "string bean" plant. Great for containers or rock gardens. Very drought tolerant in it's natural habitat, may need some irrigation outside of its range.

Plant Family: Crassulaceae
Plant Type: Succulent
Height by Width: 1' H x 1' W
Growth Habit: Rosette
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 3900'
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: South Coast, Peninsular Ranges, Northern Baja CA
Natural Habitat: Rocky slopes and ledges below 3900'

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