Evergreen rosette forming succulent perennial (0.1m x 0.15m) from Mexico. Basal symmetrical rosette of fleshy dark reddish brown leaves. Bell shaped scarlet flowers in terminal clusters late winter to summer. Use as a bedding plant, to form clumps in a gravel or rock garden, and mixed with other succulents. Suitable for a pot plant. Needs well drained soil. Drought tolerant.