Cotyledon orbiculata var. flanaganii is an erect, succulent shrub up to 34 inches (75 cm) tall. The leaves are spirally arranged, powdery gray-green and up to 6 inches (15 cm) long. The bell-shaped, orange to orange-red flowers are small, up to 1.2 inches (3 cm) long and droop from the top of up to 9 inches (22.5 cm) tall stalk during summer. All of the plants will be shipped bare root.
It grows best in sandy-gritty soil. Good drainage is very important as it is prone to root rot. It grows in sun or part shade but flowers best in full sun. It is a very dry-tolerant plant. Water regularly in the growing season, but avoid water-logging and let dry between watering, they should dry out completely during the rest period.
USDA hardiness zones 9a to 11b: from 20 °F (−6.7 °C) to 50 °F (+10 °C).