Cotyledon tomentosa subsp. ladismithiensis, native to South Africa, is also known as Cotyledon Bear Paw or Bear’s Paw.
It is a succulent shrublet up to 12 inches (30 cm) tall. It is densely branched and covered with fine tiny white hairs, giving it a velvety look. The leaves are up to 2 inches (5 cm) long, fleshy, lime-green, with creamy yellow variegation and sometimes reddish tips. These leaves usually have from 1 to 3 apical teeth, resembling the "bear claws".
Cotyledon Bear's Paw produces clusters of yellow to orange-red bell-shaped flowers in late spring.
All of the plants will be shipped bare root.
Bright light and ample airflow.
Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch then let drain completely.
Feed with a controlled-release fertilizer at the beginning of the growing season.
Sempervivum Grape Tone can easily be propagated by separating and replanting offsets in planting medium.
Zone 9b to 11b: from 25 °F (−3.9 °C) to 50 °F (+10 °C).