-About Conophytum Maughanii-
Conophytum maughanii, a member of the Aizoaceae family and Conophytum genus, is native to South Africa. The plant is commonly known as "Maughanii living stones” and is a dwarf succulent variety with fused leaves as the main plant body.
The leaves are pale green to pale orange against contrasting pink-to-white flowers. The flowers are highly scented and appear in fall or winter. Otherwise, the plant goes dormant in the spring.
-How to care for Conophytum Maughanii-
Sunlight/Location: Grow Conophytum maughanii in indirect sunlight indoors while place it to a location receiving few hours of full sun outdoors. Also, avoid direct sun exposure in the intense summer heat.
Water: Deep watering is required in plants' growing phase while you need to restrict it during dormancy. Plus, do not pour water on the leaves and wet the soil to avoid rotting.
Soil/Top dressings: Use commercial succulent potting mix or make your own for more drainage.
Planter: A small terracotta or ceramic pot (1 to 1.5 inches deep) is ideal for growing Conophytum mughanii for its small size.
Propagation: Conophytum mughanii easily propagates with division and can be grown from seeds.
Fertilizer: Feed your plant once a year with the fertilizer specially formulated for succulents diluted to half the strength recommended on the label.
Disease: Disease resistant, but overwatering can lead to fungal diseases.
Primary color: pale green to pale orange
Secondary color: purple-red
Bloom color: white, creamy or light pink
Cold hardiness: zone 10b – 11b
Product format: 2"
Suitability: Indoor or outdoor garden
Propagation: seeds or leaf cuttings
Special characteristic: Non-toxic, easy to grow