Crassula Springtime is a slow-growing succulent with thick green foliage. The plant can climb up to 6 inches (15 cm) tall, and is perfect as a ground cover or in hanging baskets. The grey-green leaves are fleshy and packed around a thin stem. From winter to early spring, Crassula Springtime grows dense clusters of scented light pink flowers of up to 2 inches (5 cm) wide, each is red at the center. This is a tender soft succulent; it will not tolerate frost. This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies, and birds. All of the plants will be shipped bare root.
Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch, then let drain completely. Avoid letting water sit for too long in the soil to prevent rot and fungal diseases. Reduce watering in the winter. Porous and well-drained. Optimal pH is around 6.0 (slightly acidic). Average summer temperatures from 65ºF/18ºC to 70ºF/21ºC are ideal. In winter, it can survive temperatures as low as 50ºF/10ºC. Feed with a controlled-release fertilizer at the beginning of the growing season. You can propagate Crassula Springtime by division, offsets or leaf cuttings. The easiest way is to propagate from a single leaf: put the leaf in a succulent or cacti mix, then cover until it sprouts. Can be toxic to humans and animals
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F) USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F) USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F) USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F) USDA Zone 11a: above 4.5 °C (40 °F) USDA Zone 11b: above 7.2 °C (45 °F)