Aeonium castello-paivae 'Suncup' in the Aeoniums Database

Also sold as:
Aeonium tortuosum

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Leaves: Evergreen
Variegated
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Variable variegation

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Comments:
Posted by Baja_Costero (Baja California - Zone 11b) on Feb 12, 2020 5:11 PM

Attractive small, branching variegated succulent with rosettes up to about 2 inches wide. This prolific plant is not obviously an Aeonium, but if you look for the fine marginal hairs which are characteristic of the genus, you will find them. Interestingly, the variegation can be quite variable among different rosettes on the same plant, sometimes even within a single rosette. On some leaves it may be marginal, on others it will appear as scattered longitudinal streaks, and sometimes albino or nearly albino branches will appear, presumably supported by the green parts of the rest of the plant. This small cultivar is very well behaved in pots and a fascinating subject for close up photography.

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