General Care for Orostachys iwarenge “Dunce Cap”
Orostachys iwarenge “Dunce Cap” adds excellent ground cover to succulent gardens. If grown in container gardens, its offsets trail down. “Dunce Cap” grows in mats, but then as it matures, the rosettes grow taller into a fuller cone shape.
Orostachys iwarenge “Dunce Cap” has typical watering needs for a succulent. It’s best to use the “soak and dry” method, and allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings. It does not do well in high humidity.
Where to Plant
“Dunce Cap” is not cold hardy, so if you live in a zone that gets colder than -10° F (-23.3° C), it’s best to plant this succulent in a container that can be brought indoors and placed under a grow light.
Plant in an area of your garden that gets 6 hours of sunlight a day.
Pairs Well With
Corpuscularia lehmannii “Ice Plant”