Pedilanthus macrocarpus (Lady’s Slipper)


This striking succulent forms a clump of mostly leafless, lime green stems, about ½ inch in diameter, that may be erect or arched and wavy. In the spring and fall, unusual orange-red slipper-shaped flowers appear along the stems. Hummingbirds are attracted to the flowers. Plant in full to to part shade and provide good drainage. Protect from frost. It is native to Baja California.

At a Glance Summary

Type: Accent/Succulent
Size (H x W): 4ft x 4ft
Flower Color: Orange
Hardiness: Zone 9: 20˚F

  Download our .pdf guide