normally in the
growing season, sparsely in the winter.
is usually recommended to
over-winter them in warm conditions (at 10°
C), but despite
origins they seem to grow well and flower without the extra
heat which one might have thought necessary, and occasional
temperatures near 0°C. are tolerated, if kept dry.
In the spring leaving them out in the rain may provide
them with the water they need.
In the summer months they will grow well in
partial shade and
tolerate heavy rain, but will be just as happy if the season is
Easiest with stem
cuttings. Allow cuttings to
Since roots are quite
shallow, use a
cactus mix, or add extra
pumice to regular soil
A gritty, very free-draining
compost is suitable, and
clay pots help the plants to dry out between watering.
full sun or