False Rose of Jericho
Selaginella lepidophylla

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Mist every 2 days
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 6.1 - 7.8
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous


Climate desert



Other common names Resurrection Plant, Flower of Stone, Siempre Viva, Doradilla, Dinosaur Plant
Family Selaginellaceae
Other scientific names Lycopodium lepidophyllum


Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 8 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -12°C)
Leaf color
  • green