Didymaotus lapidiformis is a compact succulent plant that has two opposite, fleshy, triangular leaves that lie flat on the ground. Paired flowers are borne at each side of the leaf. It flowers in September of each year. Flowers are either white, pink or silver pink and are 40 mm in diameter. The seed capsules ripen very quickly. Seed is ready in the second week of October. The plant lives for about 20-25 years in its natural habitat.