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Desert Rose Plant

2016/8/4 15:01:04

Desert Rose Plant

Adenium obesum

A Desert Rose Plant is a unique looking succulent plantLearn how to grow and care for succulent plants at Houseplant411.com native to the semi- arid regions of Arabia and the eastern and western parts of Africa. A Desert Rose plant is a type of Caudiciform or "fat plant" because of its thick bulbous  base  When grown indoors, a Desert Rose Plant can grow 2-5ft in height and 1-3 ft in width. The Desert Rose Plat has beautiful flowers and sparse inconsequential small leaves. The 1″-2″ saucer shaped blooms are quite a conversation piece and can be red, pink, or white. The trunk of a Desert Rose Plant, fat and bulbous at its base, is often partially or completely buried in the soil. A Desert Rose Plant is one of my favorite indoor flowering plants because it is so different, so easy to care for, and almost impossible to kill.

These plants are considered poisonous and should be kept away from pets and children. Read more about common houseplants that are poisonous in Don’t Feed Me To Your Cat! A Guide to Poisonous Houseplants

Pink, fat swollen stem Desert Rose Plants

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