Cotyledon velutina is a hardy, evergreen, drought-resistant, succulent shrub that has smooth, round, grey-green leaves that are edged with red.
The attractive, umbels of pendulous, tubular, orange-red flowers grow on long stalks and are borne from August to November. The nectar in the flowers attracts birds, bees, butterflies, and other insects.
It makes a wonderful form plant in pockets in a rockery or in a succulent bed.
Use as an element of a wildlife garden and it even makes a wonderful container plant.
Plant in sun or semi-shade in well-drained soil.
Size up to 1m