This attractive succulent herb grows on the coastal dunes and in saline inland areas of South Africa, northeastern and southeastern Australia.
It produces prostrate, creeping stems with smooth, yellowish-green or reddish, club-shaped leaves and pink to purple flowers. Disphyma crassifolium tolerates coastal and saline conditions it will resist moderate freezes.
It is best suited to warm-temperate climates in USDA Zones 9 and 10 and makes an excellent ground cover. Germination: Light germinator! Only sprinkle on the surface of the substrate + slightly press on. Substrate: Coir, pure sand or sowing mix + 2/3 sand or perlite. Keep bright and constantly moist but not wet.