Desert Rose

Adenium Obesum

Plant Story

The desert rose is native to hot, humid climates but can thrive anywhere if properly cared for with warmth and lots of sunlight. Desert Rose features a thick trunk, which stores water, and trumpet-shaped flowers in a variety of colors.


Display in sunny areas near a window, or in a place it will receive 8 hours of bright artificial light.


Allow soil to dry between watering. Do not allow standing water in the pot or tray.


These plants tolerate a wide range of temperatures from 60-90F. Keep away from air conditioning or heating vents.


Apply a balanced houseplant food once every other month at ½ strength.