General Care for Stapelia gigantea “Zulu Giant”
Stapelia gigantea “Zulu Giant” has large beautiful flowers, but smell like rotting meat. The plant itself adds excellent ground cover to outdoor gardens, and also does well in pots.
Stapelia gigantea “Zulu Giant” 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.
Where to Plant
“Zulu Giant” is not cold hardy, so if you live in a zone that gets colder than 20° F (-6.7° C), it’s best to plant this succulent in a container that can be brought indoors. It does well in full to partial sun.
Plant in an area of your garden that gets 6 hours of sunlight a day. If planting indoors, place in a room that gets a lot of sunlight, such as near a southern-facing window (if you’re in the Northern Hemisphere).