Living Stones: unique plants
for your home
Lithops are a genus of succulent plants in the family Aizoaceae. They are native to southern Africa and occur in Namibia, Botswana, and South Africa. The name is derived from the Greek words for "stone" and "face," referring to their stone-like appearance. There are at least 37 species and numerous varieties (145+) of Lithops, and new species continue to be discovered. They differ mainly in shape, markings, colour and texture.
What's Unique About Lithops?
Makes a Great Gift
There are at least 37 species and numerous varieties (145+) of Lithops in various colours, including shades of brown, green, red, and yellow. You can arrange them in different patterns to celebrate a special occasion.
Long-lived and Easy Care
Lithops usually have a long life span of 40 to 50 years and adequate care. They are relatively easy to grow and care for if given sufficient sun and kept in well-draining soil and water every two to three weeks.
Lithops are a delightful addition to any indoor garden. These fascinating miniature succulents exhibit an extraordinary amount of variety in their appearance, including bumps and clusters with hundreds of different "faces" — appealing enough to put them on your list as a hobby, even if you don't grow any other plants indoors!