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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Plant Height: 6 inches
Plant Spread: 8 inches
Leaves: Glaucous
Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Offsets
Pollinators: Birds
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Echeveria

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Comments:
  • Posted by Baja_Costero (Baja California - Zone 11b) on Feb 16, 2016 5:08 PM concerning plant:
    Powder blue or gray Echeveria from Tamaulipas with pink flowers, usually in a double shepherd's crook. Low-growing and relatively compact (rosettes to 6-8 inches) with potential to expand sideways over time. Relatively common in cultivation, but probably less common than the mutant form known as "Topsy Turvy". A prolific late summer bloomer and often a prolific offsetter. Both the species and the variant have been used in hybridization. Extremely tasty to rodents and birds.
Discussion Threads about this plant
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Untitled by lovesblooms Mar 22, 2016 5:11 PM 3
Untitled by Gardengirlinpink Aug 23, 2019 11:34 AM 1
Nice! by Johannian Apr 19, 2020 3:32 PM 2
ID question (multiple images) by Baja_Costero Jun 4, 2022 4:05 PM 0

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