Genus of 2 species of succulent plants, native to South Africa.
Latin name: Aptenia cordifolia "Variegata"
They require partly shaded, frost-protected sites and light, drained, relatively dry soils.
Plant in flowerpots and rock gardens.
Easily propagated by cuttings and division.
No disease problems.
Trailing evergreen plant with green and white variegated leaves and red or bright pink flowers in autumn.