Propellor Plant aka Crassula falcata

August 21, 2013

Look what’s blooming in my yard!   The Propellor Plant, aka Red Crassula, Airplane Plant, Scarlet Paintbrush, Keiserskroon, or the scientific Crassula perfoliata subsp. falcata.

Propellor PlantMine blooms every August.

Propellor PlantThe flower beds are such a pretty pinkish-orange color.

Propellor PlantThe blooming flowers are tiny but spectacular.   The plant is drought tolerant, and attractive to bees, birds and butterflies.  It’s an eye-catcher out by the sidewalk.

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