The plants that we are shipping are bare-rooted ( without soil ), are 10" to12" tall and have a base of 1 -1/2" - 2". They are over 2 years old and are soon ready to flower.. The weigh of each plant is approximately 10 ounces. The Desert Rose is an unique succulent from Madagascar. It grows slowly and requires warm desert type conditions. The trunk becomes quite swollen with age which makes it especially desirable to growers that are always seeking plants with a caudexed trunk. The funnel shaped flowers will be pink, or carmine red, or white. Requires warmth, bright light and well draining soil mixture. Do not keep wet, Water when the soil is at least dry for a depth of 1".