Close this search box.

Propeller plant

Crassula perfoliata var. falcata


Propeller plant is small to medium size trailing succulent that can reach 1-2 ft. high and 2-3 ft. wide. Distinctive and flat sickle-shaped leaves are gray in color, grow 3-5 in. long and clasp onto stems in an interesting opposite pattern. Striking bright red flowers provide an intense contrast to foliage color in mid summer.

This bold flowering succulent grows well in pots, hanging baskets, banks and rock gardens. It is adapted to full sun, good drainage and low amounts of supplemental water.

Plant Type: Succulent
Foliage Character: Succulent
Habit: Trailing, Rigid, Open, Irregular branching
Growth Rate: Slow
Foliage Color: Gray green
Flower Color: Red
Flower Season: Summer
Soil Adaptations: Well-draining soil
Exposure Adaptations: Wind, Morning sun, Heat, Filtered or indirect sunlight, Drought, All day sun
Function: Container plant, Borders, Rock gardens, Residential spaces, Raised planters, Near pools and water features, Grouped, Foliage accent plant, Flowering accent plant
Height: 1 ft. – 2 ft.
Width: 2 ft. – 3 ft.

Set your preferred view

Choose between a list or map view of all signs found in our waterwise garden and park.

Welcome to the Waterwise Garden Digital Tour

This is a digital registry created to offer further information on the physical signs in our waterwise garden and park premises.

Would you like a few tips on how to use this tool?

Move around

Travel to different sections of our garden and park premises by using the horizontal scrollbar at the top.

Locate your sign​

Using the map view, you can preview what each specific sign is about by tapping on the plus icon.

Refer back to these tips

You can view these tips at any time by tapping the Help link in the top left.