Dudleya lanceolata, Lanceleaf liveforever


1 gallon pot
Common Name: Live-forever
Type: Succulent
Foliage: Pale green
Origin: California

Size and Appearance
Bloom Color: Yellow red
Bloom Time: Summer, Fall
Height: 8-12″
Width: 8-12″

Exposure: Full sun
Hardiness: 15ºF
Soil: Well drained
Water: Infrequent

Special Uses: Rock garden, Coastal garden, Dry garden, Attracts birds, Container planting

20 in stock



Dudleya lanceolata is a succulent plant known by the common name Lanceleaf Dudleya and lanceleaf liveforever. This plant is native to the mountains of southern California and Baja California, where it is found in rocky areas and slopes. This dudleya has fleshy, pointed leaves of variable shape and size, from a star-shaped basal rosette of flat, spade-shaped leaves to bunches of longer, thicker leaves. Its stem is erect and bears a branching flower cluster with up to 20 flowers on each of its few branches. The flowers are generally bright yellow, pink, or red, with pale green bases. The leaves grow only 3-4 inches above the ground, but the flower branches grow up to 2 feet high. This species is in the Subgenus Dudleya which has tubular flowers and is pollinated by hummingbirds or bumble bees.

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Pick -up of purchased plants will be Saturday, July 25, from 9-11 am at the CNPS pick-up location off of Broad St in San Luis Obispo. (Note: there is no actual address for this location. It is at the East end of Francis Street in San Luis Obispo, behind Rizzoli’s Auto Repair. Please park on Francis St. while picking up plants.) A sign will be posted on the street. GPS coordinates for Pick-up location: Lat: 35.266967 degrees, Long: -120.651302 degrees. Please only place your order if you are able to pick up your plants on July 25 between 9 and 11 am. There are no options for other pickup times or dates, or shipping of these live plants.