General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet
Plant Spread: 2 to 3 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 2 weeks to a month
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Bumblebees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Goes Dormant
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Parentage: Aeonium canariense X Zwartkop

Also sold as:
  • Aeonium 'Blush'

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Location: Bay Area California
Date: August 2021
Aeonium Blushing beauty, in dormancy- not to be confused with its
Location: Baja California
Date: 2023-03-19
Location: Baja California
Date: 2016-03-18
Late winter in a dry year
Location: Bay Area California
Going into dormancy
Location: Baja California
Date: 2021-01-20
Location: Baja California
Date: 2020-09-24
Early fall
Location: Bay Area California
Date: March 2022
Winter open growth.
Location: Baja California
Date: 2012-09-14
Late summer
Location: Baja California
Date: 2016-06-08

Date: 2014-02-07
Location: Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, Virginia, US
Date: 2017-09-17
Blushing Aeonium (Aeonium 'Blushing Beauty'). Hybrid between Aeon

Courtesy Avant Gardens
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Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: May 13, 2013

Date: 2014-02-07

Date: 2014-02-21

Date: 2014-02-21
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  • Posted by valleylynn (Oregon City, OR - Zone 8b) on Jun 9, 2013 9:43 PM concerning plant:
    An International Succulent Introduction # ISI 92-27 and Huntington Botanic Garden # HBG 66756.
    Parentage: (Aeonium canariense X A.arboreum 'Zwartkop')

    Rosettes can attain 18 inches across, forming a branching stem.
  • Posted by Baja_Costero (Baja California - Zone 11b) on Jun 4, 2017 9:57 PM concerning plant:
    Bushy, low-growing Aeonium hybrid with many rosettes to about 6-8 inches each in a hemispherical mound about 2-3 feet wide. Green color with red accents (the "blushing" part) in late spring/early summer. This Catlin hybrid is Zwartkop x canariense and lives for a long time in the garden due to the prolific branching. Released as ISI 92-27.
  • Posted by Aeonium2003 on May 3, 2022 8:50 PM concerning plant:
    Forms compact bushes. Rosettes blush a slight orange hue in the summer, giving it its name. The sister plant 'Velour' forms dark red to black rosettes.

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