Growing Crassula capitella (Campfire Crassula)

Latin Name Pronunciation: krass'-you-luh

This succulent displays chartreuse foliage accented with red in full sun, lime green in light shade. Light up a trough planting, illuminate a rock garden, or spotlight a container with this colorful, mat-forming plant.

Light/Watering: Campfire Crassula prefers full sun (some shade in very hot climates) and needs watering only during dry weather after becoming established.

Fertilizer/Soil and pH: Thrives in average to lean, well-drained soil with minimum nutrients.

Pests/Diseases: Mealy bugs and powdery mildew can be problems occasionally.

Companions: Grow with other succulents and annuals in borders, rock gardens, and terrace containers.

For information on planting and care of annuals, click How to grow annuals.