ISI 2009-26. Ruschia lineolata (Haw.) Schwantes

This exceptionally pretty groundcover iceplant is only a couple of inches tall. It is described as having light purple petals, but ours are white with a magenta midstripe creating a particularly cheery display. Rooted cuts of HBG 98585, a plant grown by Michael Vassar (7254S) from seed obtained from a Botanical Society of South Africa seed list February, 1996. The natural distribution of the species is unknown. $7.

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Published in the Cactus and Succulent Journal, Vol. 81 (2), March - April, 2009