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Calandrinia 'Charisma' is a lovely Australian succulent with large pure white flowers with a contrasting yellow centre. It is a good hardy plant which is long flowering through all the warm months. As a bonus, all parts of it are edible, making it both useful and attractive. Coming from the arid areas of Australia, it tolerates both heat and light frosts as well as dry periods, and responds well a little bit of care to become a great garden plant. Good for pots, hanging baskets and along retaining walls and path and garden edges. Likes full sun and well drained soil.
Flower colour: white
Flowering season: spring summer autumn
Maximum height: 0.2 metres
Minimum height: 0.1 metres
Maximum width: 0.4 metres
Minimum width: 0.3 metres
This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: dry, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 6.0-7.5
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Spring.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.