Monadenium ritchei is one of the most beautiful and desirable of the genus. This species is from the Meru District of Kenya. Easy to grow, it forms short, thick, succulent stems with small spines, and it offsets freely and produces large, beautifully variegated leaves. The cyathia are hot pink. This beautiful species forms large clumps with time. These plants are seedlings in 4-inch pots.