Crassula rupestris subsp. rupestris is widely spread in the semi- desert southern Cape, including the Great- and the Little Karoo.
This succulent plant forms a low shrub approximately half a meter high with brownish-green leaves that have attractive red or brownish margins. The plants prefer rocky slopes and full sun.
The beautiful whitish-pink blooms appear in winter.
The cultivation of Crassula rupestris subsp. rupestris is easy as long as the plants receive good drainage. Propagation is from seed or cuttings.
Crassula rupestris subsp. rupestris in habitat in the Little Karoo.