Superb miniature Crassula hybrid between the species Crassula mesembryanthemopsis and Crassula susannae, made by Dick Wright.
'Celia' grows very slowly in close to the ground growing rosettes.
As far as I know there are two different looking clones. One with narrow, thick leaves with a triangle shape at the leaf tips. The inflorescenses are on a short stem
(1st picture). The other form has flat leaves that are more round at the tips. The inflorecenses have no visible stem so that they are tighter on the rosette (2nd picture).
Flower buds develop in autumn and take quite some time before they flower, often in December/January. In cool temperatures the inflorescenses keep flowering for many weeks.
This really is a lovely Crassula that actually should be in each succulent collection.
Always water from below, so don't water from above so that the rosettes get wet, because that would raise the chance for a fungus infection dramatically.
The last watering of the season should be in September: put the pot in about 2cm (1 inch) of water during 1 minute, with that watering 'Celia' will get trough the winter
very well, if your succulents are overwintered at lower temperatures.
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