Succulent with varied colorful and variegated types that can be placed indoors and in cactus collections are available in plastic pots

Botanical Name - Cryptanthus

Common Name - Earth Star

Additional Info

The plants have low-spreading rosettes of six to 20 leaves.  The succulent usually tooth-edged leaves may be spoon-shaped, lance-shaped, or triangular, from three to twelve inches (8-30 cm) in length.  Most are in the three- to six-inch (8-15 cm) range.  They are usually strongly banded or frosted with gray, white or bronze, and many cultivars have a pink to a red background color.  The various hybrids show a rainbow of colors, and the most popular cultivars have very elaborate banding with sharp zigzag patterns.