Plant Care Sand Rose

Sand Rose

4.7 out of 5 (12 experiences)

Sand Rose has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Sand Rose has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Mimicry Plant, Sunrise succulent and Love Plant


Anacampseros rufescens

How to care for Sand Rose


How often to water your Sand Rose

Water needs for Sand Rose
0.5 cups
every 12

Sand Rose needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Sand Rose

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Sand Rose in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Sand Rose: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Sand Rose love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Sand Rose does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Sand Rose in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Sand Rose

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Sand Rose: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Sand Rose after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Sand Rose is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

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Care Summary for Sand Rose

Sand Rose

Sand Rose

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Sand Rose has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 10
Sand Rose has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 5
Sand Rose has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 4
Sand Rose has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 3
Sand Rose has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Elyse avatar
leaf-1 16 Plants
xp 825 XP
globe Wilsonville, OR

Needs lots of light! Mine didn’t get enough which is why it is so elongated

Survivor Survivor
Fast grower Fast grower
Carlie avatar
leaf-1 10 Plants
xp 689 XP
globe Louisville, KY

It’s just growing two little babies beside it and I didn’t have to do anything.

Survivor Survivor
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate

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