Adenium Plant, Desert Rose (Black) – Plant
Adenium Obesum, Desert Rose, Adenium obesum” Also known by the names “Sabi Star, Kudu, Mock Azalea, Impala Lily & Desert-rose. Adenium is also known as desert rose is slow growing but a long-lived succulent plant. The attractive flowers of adeniums and their interesting bottle-shaped trunk make them desirable for the garden.
Adeniums are easy to grow plants and thrive in humid, tropical climates like India, Thailand, and the Philippines. As a hardy and tough plant Adenium needs very little care, the only way to kill one of these plants is to overwater or leaves it exposed to low temperature. If a few simple precautions are taken, Adenium also thrives in cool, wet climates.
Cultivation and uses:
Adenium obesum is grown as a houseplant in temperate regions. Numerous hybrids have been developed. Adeniums are appreciated for their colorful flowers, but also for their unusual, thick caudices. They can be grown for many years in a pot and are commonly used for bonsai.
Because seed-grown plants are not genetically identical to the mother plant, desirable varieties are commonly propagated by grafting. Genetically identical plants can also be propagated by cutting. However, cutting-grown plants do not tend to develop a desirable thick caudex as quickly as seed-grown plants.