Karoo succulent

We recently drove down from Durban to Cape Town and stayed at this lovely Victorian guesthouse in Richmond in the Karoo. Sprawled on the stoep was this impressive succulent. The temperature often drops below 0 degrees, so it must be pretty hardy!

Karoo succulent

Karoo succulent

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6 Responses to Karoo succulent

  1. Sabine July 2, 2013 at 8:03 am #

    Which guest house was it? We are wanting to drive through too.

  2. Sabine July 3, 2013 at 7:29 am #

    Thanks.

  3. Lorraine Solomon July 3, 2013 at 11:51 am #

    A lovely specimen indeed, but not from the Karoo. This is an Echeveria species, native to Central and South America.

  4. Tracy July 8, 2013 at 12:51 pm #

    Wow, that really is quite impressive!

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