A short-lived, succulent perennial which will eventually form a rosette that can be 40cm (16in)across. These are composed of fresh green, spoon-shaped leaves covered both sides with thick, velvety down and with the inner leaves folded up somewhat to form a cup. Very large panicles of pale yellow flowers appear in early spring.
Plant type: Cactus or succulent
Flower colour: Yellow
Foliage colour: Mid-green
Feature: Dramatic foliage
Sun exposure: Partial shade
Soil: Well-drained/light, Dry, Sandy
Skill level: Experienced
Time to take cuttings: April to July
Flowering period: March to April
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