Ghost plant is a distinctive rosette-forming succulent plant that grows with a low mounding habit, 12-15 in. tall and 2-3 ft. wide. This succulent is native to Mexico and is well adapted to warm climate areas in the Inland Empire. Foliage is comprised of fleshy 1-11/2 in. long tapered leaves that are mostly pearly-gray, but take on various shades of rose and purple in response to sun exposure and temperature conditions. Small yellow star-shaped flowers grow in early spring.
Ghost plant is a good special interest foliage accent plant in small spaces, raised planters and containers where it can provide bold color contrast with other plants. Like other succulents, it grows best in full sun, in well-drained soils and with low amounts of moisture. It can tolerate temperatures to 25°F.