The Desert Rose plant (Adenium obesum) with its vibrant displays of 2″-3″ inch flowers in shades of red, pink, white, and yellow are show stoppers. The Adenium rose makes for colorful, dramatic potted specimen for patios and decks during summer.
Adenium Obesum is the most common Desert Rose plant. This carefree succulent boasts an unusual trunk (caudex) shape coupled with bunches of beautiful, colorful, trumpet-shaped flowers in a wide variety of colors and color combinations. There are many variations of Desert Rose, and they grow freely throughout eastern and northeastern Africa and across the Arabian Peninsula. Being native to so many places and enjoyed by so many different cultures, they naturally go by a handful of common names including Desert Rose, Mock Azalea, Impala Lily, Sabi Star and Dwarf Bottle Tree.