Bright Green Dudleya (Dudleya virens) in the Dudleyas Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Winter
Suitable Locations: Beach Front
Xeriscapic
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Ground squirrel foraging

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Comments:
Posted by Baja_Costero (Baja California - Zone 11b) on May 10, 2019 8:05 PM

Green (powder-free) or whitish (powder-dusted) coastal and island Dudleya with open (spreading), white flowers and flattened, non-viscid leaves. Rosettes tend to branch extensively. Native of the southern Channel Islands, a bit of coastline south of Los Angeles, and Guadelupe Island off Baja California. The various subspecies (formerly species of their own) have distinct origins. This species has absorbed the former D. hassei (Santa Catalina & Guadelupe Islands) and D. insularis (Santa Catalina and San Nicholas Islands, plus the mainland from Point Vicente to Point Fermin). Subspecies virens is restricted to San Clemente Island. Attracts hummingbirds.

The former species D. hassei was released as ISI 1845 in 1988. D. virens was released as ISI 1846 (1988) and as ISI 89-47 in 1989.

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