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Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Plant Spread: 6 inches
Leaves: Glaucous
Unusual foliage color
Flower Color: Other: Orange-red
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Parentage: Pachyphytum bracteosum X Echeveria secunda


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Posted by Baja_Costero (Baja California - Zone 11b) on Jan 13, 2019 12:19 AM

Fairly old and variable intergeneric hybrid by Louis de Smet (from around 1870) of Pachyphytum bracteosum x Echeveria secunda. Leaves are powder blue to nearly white, and brighter with more sun. Flowers are typical for a Pachyveria and range from orange to pinkish red, sometimes with yellow highlights.

Various forms of this plant exist and some have been named with variegated or monstrose leaves (eg. "Albocarinata"); different sized rosettes; and flowers that may vary in color (eg. "Mediterraneo"). The form I grow reaches about 6 inches in diameter, offsets profusely, and makes peach colored flowers.

"Scheideckeri" is delicious to squirrels and birds and needs to be hidden from the animals during our annual summer drought.

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