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Adenium obesum 'White Desert Rose'

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Size: 4"

Adenium obesum 'White Desert Rose' is a breathtaking succulent that originates from the arid regions of Sub-Saharan Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. This exquisite plant is a true gem in any succulent collection, featuring striking white flowers that bloom with a pristine elegance. The blooms are large and trumpet-shaped, creating a dramatic contrast against the dark green, glossy leaves. This variety of the Desert Rose is particularly captivating due to its pure white flowers, which seem to glow with a luminous quality under the sunlight.

The plant itself has a fascinating growth habit, characterized by a thick, swollen base known as a caudex, which serves as a water reservoir during dry spells. This feature adds an intriguing sculptural element to the plant, making it a focal point in any setting. Adenium obesum 'White Desert Rose' can reach up to 3 feet in height in cultivation, though it remains more compact when grown in containers. This adaptability makes it an excellent choice for indoor environments where space might be limited.

Aside from its stunning appearance, the 'White Desert Rose' is relatively easy to care for, requiring minimal maintenance. It thrives in bright, direct sunlight and prefers well-draining soil, making it well-suited for rock gardens or desert landscaping themes. In cooler climates, it can be grown as a potted plant and moved indoors during the winter months to protect it from frost, as it is not frost-tolerant. During the growing season, water the plant sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out completely between watering to mimic its natural arid habitat.

The 'White Desert Rose' is not only admired for its ornamental value but also for its resilience and ability to withstand challenging conditions. It is a testament to the beauty that can be found in the most unlikely places. When in bloom, typically from spring to early fall, the plant is an absolute showstopper, attracting attention with its elegant white flowers that seem to capture the essence of purity and simplicity.

In summary, Adenium obesum 'White Desert Rose' is a spectacular plant that combines the rugged beauty of succulents with the delicate charm of its luminous white flowers. Whether used as a striking standalone specimen or as part of a succulent garden, it is sure to add a touch of exotic allure to any space. Its ease of care, coupled with its stunning visual appeal,


Plant sizing is based on the diameter of the nursery pot (2", 2.5", 3", 4" etc), not the plant itself. Plants may be slightly larger or smaller than the pot they are grow in depending on availability or time of year. While we do our best to ship plants as similar to those pictured as possible, please keep in mind that all plants are unique from one to the next, and display color, shape, and growth variation based on current environment, time of year, and other contributing factors. Please note that we ship our plants as dry as possible in the fall and winter months to prevent root rot or freezing. They will plump back up after planting!

Size: 4"

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