Anacampseros telephiastrum variegata plant

Anacampseros Telephiastrum Variegata [Guide]

Anacampseros Telephiastrum Variegata

Do you like Pink Colour? It’s so beautiful! If you love pink color and searching for a best suitable decor for your bedroom, you are at right place. The ‘Anacampseros telephiastrum variegata’ succulent has a pink and green colored leafs, they look amazing.

I am sure you will get plenty information you need for your garden and home decor. This article with illustrates its cultivation methods, procedures, basic requirements and some valuable resources.

Anacampseros telephiastrum ‘Variegata’ succulents are also called as ‘sunrise’ succulents. The native place of Sunrise is South Africa and grows in a thick mat of rosettes.

It takes so long time to grow; however, we can enjoy its effect when it slowly turns into a beautiful Sunshine.

How to plant Anacampseros telephiastrum variegata

How to Propagate ‘Anacampseros Telephiastrum Variegata’ Succulents?

The sunrise succulents can be cultivated by stem and seeds.

First and foremost, to propagate Anacampseros telephiastrum ‘Variegata’, choose a healthy and well-developed stem. Then cut it from the main plant with the help of sharp knife or scissor.

Moreover, after cutting the stems from the main plant allow it to dry for two days. The prepared stem is ready to lay on well-draining soil.

The seed cultivation method is also easy to follow; however, growing Sunrise from seed is pretty difficult.

The seeds can be purchased from online stores such as amazon. First step is to sow the seeds in scorching summer; once seeds gets germinated, plant into moist soil.

I personally recommend using Stem Cultivation Method for best result.


You can dry stem for a day also, but appropriate drying will enhance the results when Sunrise Blooms for the first time.

Where to Plant ‘Anacampseros Telephiastrum Variegata’ Succulent?

The selection of soil is extremely important part of stem cultivation.

The zones where temperature ranges less than 30 F (-1.1 degree C); it would be great atmosphere because it’s not cold resilient. You can use a different variety of containers; so it would be much easier to shift them indoor or outdoor according to your preferences.

In my view, I use designer containers which look so beautiful with succulents. It certainly set a beautiful look to your home and garden decor.


The partial to full sunlight nurtures it so well. Choose a particular place in your garden where filtered sunlight or indoor lighting conditions are suitable.

How to Care ‘Anacampseros Telephiastrum Variegata’?

Taking care of these Succulent is relatively stress-free. Follow subsequent easy steps and you are done:

How to Care Anacampseros telephiastrum variegata

Light Requirement

  • Indoor Plantation: at least 4 hours of filtered sunlight daily.
  • Outdoor Plantation: 3 hours of filtered sunlight is more than enough.

Temperature Requirement

It requires a minimum temperature of about 5°C, but will take a light frost and is hardy down to -5° C for short periods, if it is in dry soil. However, the temperature requirements may vary as per plant varieties and species. They turn into rocker plants in scorching atmosphere which is well known nickname of Anacampseros telephiastrum ‘Variegata’.

Soil and Pot Selection

A well-draining soil is ideal for Anacampseros telephiastrum ‘Variegata’. Moreover, a vital factor is the pot selection, where the plant finds home to them. The pot or container with holes will facilitate an easier way to drain the unnecessary water.

These days, a stylish container comes with such holes, which add both appearances and practical water draining functionality.

Watering Practices

The Anacampseros telephiastrum ‘Variegata’ has similar watering requirements as most succulent’s. The soak and dry method works best for these species of the plant.

The most succulents grows best by ‘Soak and Dry’ watering practices. The sunrise is no exception. In this method, soak the soil properly then allow it to dry completely. Adapting regular watering practices may halt development of sunrise succulents, and they may not survive!

Quick Summary

  • Partial filtered sunlight to partial shade
  • Typical water need for a succulent
  • Plant grows up to 6″ (15 cm) tall
  • Plant grows up to 6″ (15 cm) wide
  • Minimum 30° F | -1.1° C
  • Propagation by stem cuttings or seed
  • Can be toxic to humans and animals
  • Resilient in Winter


Hi there! By profession I am a Mechanical Engineer; though, I have a keen interest in gardens, plants and succulents. I hope you like my articles on beautiful succulents and plants. Happy  Gardening!!!

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