Synonym Names: Kleinia m., S. talinoides ssp. mand
Kleinia is a spreading succulent and ground cover that grows to about 6" to 18" tall with florescent blue green foliage. The ice plant like leaves are long and slender.It is from South Africa and works well in Mediterranean gardens. It is good in most sun conditions and can take very little watering or regular garden watering making it very adaptable for garden design. It performs best with full sun and regular water. Once it is established it is very drought tolerant. It is easy to propagate as are many succulents. Any section of the plant broken off and dug into the soil will reroot.
Ground cover, Succulent
Under 1', 1-3'
Full, Half, Shade
Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular
Average, Well-drained, Dry
12, 13, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24
Meadow, Mediterranean, Seascape, Spanish, Tropical
Unusual Foliage, Unusual Shape
Entry, Perennial Border, Shrub Border, Foundation, Indoor, Parking Strip, Patio, Raised Planter, Swimming Pool, Walkways, With Rocks
Cascade, Container, Filler, Mass Planting, Lawn Substitute, Hanging Baskets
Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor
Photography by: Janet Hunter
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