Plant height: 10 - 16 inches (25 - 41 cm)
Plant spread: 5 - 9 inches (12 - 23 cm)
It has fleshy leaves and beautiful 2-inch pink or white open-trumpet shaped flowers. It is a succulent, and forms more of a bush than a tree. Desert Rose plants found at the garden shop are usually grown from seed and similar to the true species found in nature.
Adenium can be a fast growing and stunning houseplant when provided With the right conditions. This plant has the swollen succulent stem and beautiful flowers.
Taking care and growing adenium, a succulent plant more commonly known as Desert Rose, is not challenging, and the plant will reward you with its unusual shape, beautiful pink or white flowers and its tolerance of occasional neglect.
Common name(s): Adenium, Desert Rose
Flower colours: Pink or White
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Early Monsoon
Max reachable height: Up to 4 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow
Planting and care
This plant grows well outdoor but in young stages, it can be grown indoor but it should be bright (indirect sunlight). It requires at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight for flowering. Avoid disturbing roots while handling. The little humid area can be acceptable.
Established Adeniums do not need much care. In fact, many people never fertilize their Adeniums and they grow great. Do not fertilize when flowering because it may cause the flower to drop.
Sunlight: Full sun, Partial sun, Can tolerate indirect sunlight
Soil: Sandy loam, Well-drained soil
Temperature: 18 to 35 degrees C
Fertilizer: Use of organic fertilizer is preferred.