Cotyledon pendens is a small perennial ornamental succulent native to South Africa, belonging to the Crassulaceae family. In the natural environment, it lives on rocks and in gorges, which is why it got its name. It has spread all over the world, which made it adapt to both hot and cold climates.
Cotyledon pendens grow like a bush and reach for the ground, while other succulents reach for the sky. It has many fleshy branches that reach 60 cm (2 ft) in length and grow in a chaotic manner. The teardrop-shaped leaves can easily identify the plant with a red color at the end, which grows in pairs on the stem.
The bell-like flowers appear at the end of drooping branches and grow to 4 cm (1.5 in). They have various shades of red and orange, depending on the level of light the plant receives.