Compactum has thick, balloon like, dark green leaves with heavy white veins and deep purple tips. Grows in full sun to light shade. This Pachyphytum variety hugs the ground and puts off orange flowers. Blooms and leaves brush off easily. Some may come off during shipping. Leave them laying on the soil and they will grow into new plants.
Pachyphytum succulent plants are a small genus native to Mexico. They are closely related to sedums and echeveria. Pachyphytum is a latin word that means "massive plant." Crassulaceae family. Not cold hardy.