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Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Variegated
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: USPP21407

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  • Posted by Baja_Costero (Baja California - Zone 11b) on Aug 25, 2020 1:46 PM concerning plant:
    Small, branching variegated Aeonium with tricolor leaves (red, white, green). Unlike other older, more common variegated Aeoniums, this plant seems to be relatively weak and vulnerable to too much sun. Dramatic seasonal variation occurs: winter leaves are greener, more numerous, longer, and with a rounded tip; summer leaves are redder, darker, fewer, shorter, and nearly truncate (flattish) at the tip. Reversions (loss of the white stripes) sporadically pop up and these rosettes seem to be stronger, so remove these branches to favor the variegated ones. Overpot slightly to encourage branching.
  • Posted by Aeonium2003 on Apr 28, 2022 12:38 PM concerning plant:
    I find this variegate rather weak despite being a complex hybrid. It lacks any significant hybrid vigor. It's complex parentage is something along the lines of:
    (Arboreum 'Variegata' x 'Garnet') x 'velour'.

    Both 'Garnet' and 'Velour' are Zwartkop hybrids, Garnet being a hybrid with tabuliforme, and Velour being a hybrid with canariense. The Variegated arboreum parent is a tricolored variegate.
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HamiltonSquare On April 18, 2018 Obtained plant
Green Acres 4 rosettes $18.50. Beautiful
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