Common name: Desert rose, Sabi Star
Scientific name: Adenium obesum
Species: A. obesum
Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
Spacing: 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
Plant type: Evergreen, Drought-deciduous succulent shrub, House plant
Description: Adenium obesum, also called Desert rose or Sabi Star is a popular houseplant. The plant grows to about 4-6 ft (1.2-1.8 m) in height. The leaves are spirally arranged, 5-15 cm (2-5.9 in) long and 1-8 cm (0.39-3.1 in) broad. The flowers are pink, rose or red, 4-6 cm (1.6-2.4 in) diameter with five petals. The flower from late spring to early summer.