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Rhipsalis cruciformis/Rhipsalis

Rhipsalis cruciformis / Rhipsalis cruciformis
Plant growing in a container in a southern California botanical garden
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Plant growing in a container in a southern California botanical garden

Long jointed red stems hanging below the container

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Scientific Name: Rhipsalis cruciformis
Common Name: Rhipsalis
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This succulent does well in a hanging container so that the long jointed stems can cascade over the edges of the container. Cannot tolerate freezing temperatures. Good choice for growing in a conservatory and greenhouse settings.