General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: will not come true from seed if the plant is a hybrid
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Pollinators: Birds
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Parentage: Sport of: Echeveria affinis

Common names
  • Echeveria

Photo Gallery

Date: 2021-04-16

Date: 2021-05-20
Location: Fairfax, VA
Location: Tampa Bay Area
Date: 2020-03-13
beautiful blood red blooms!
Location: Tampa Bay Area
Date: 2020-03-04
About to open

Date: 2021-05-28
Location: Tampa Bay Area
Date: 2020-03-14
Black Beasty
Location: Tampa Bay Area
Date: 2020-03-04
So striking in full sun
Location: FPF Home, Warren County, Kentucky
Date: 2022-08-03
This new plant, sprouting from a leaf, is fasciated, or crested.
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Uploaded by Corber
Location: Tampa Bay Area
Date: 2020-03-04
Long reach
Location: Barcelona, Spain | April, 2023 
Date: 2023-04-02
Location: Corvallis, Oregon
Date: Feb 3, 2012
Photo taken at Home Grown Gardens Nursery
Location: Barcelona, Spain |April, 2023 (uploaded. This image is much older)
Date: 2023-04-03

Photo Courtesy of Mountain Crest Gardens. Used with permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Mountain Crest Gardens. Used with permission.
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Date: 2021-05-12
  • Posted by Baja_Costero (Baja California - Zone 11b) on Jan 13, 2019 8:53 PM concerning plant:
    Clone of Echeveria affinis (not a hybrid) which was distributed as ISI 269 in 1959. Collected by R. J. Taylor in Mexico. Leaves are dark brown to black in strong light (green color, especially on older leaves, is a sign of insufficient light) and flowers are scarlet. Compared to "Black Prince" (a hybrid with shaviana) the leaves are a different shape and both bracts and sepals are significantly less robust. Flowers in late summer to early fall. Offsets sparingly. Somewhat susceptible to mealy bugs.
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