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GrammaChar
Apr 8, 2017 1:57 PM CST
Can anyone tell me what this gray-green succulent is called? I love the tiny little flowers. Would like to be able to put a name tag on it. Thanks!

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GrammaChar
Name: Karen
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plantmanager
Apr 8, 2017 2:09 PM CST
So pretty! I'm just guessing it might be a graptoveria. I'm looking but haven't found that one yet. Gorgeous little flowers!
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GrammaChar
Apr 8, 2017 2:20 PM CST
"Little" is the key word here; less than 1/2" across. But zoomed in, they're spectacular!
Thanks for looking..... I appreciate the help.



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Name: Baja
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Baja_Costero
Apr 8, 2017 2:44 PM CST

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Graptopetalum superbum?

Graptopetalum (Graptopetalum superbum)
Name: Karen
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plantmanager
Apr 8, 2017 2:50 PM CST
I found some flowers that looked the same as yours on a graptopetalum filiferum, but the plant was too green. I think Baja nailed it.
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Name: Baja
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Baja_Costero
Apr 8, 2017 2:53 PM CST

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Definitely in the genus. The way you know it's not an intergeneric Echeveria hybrid is by the shape of the flowers. Echeveria flowers are tubular and their hybrids tend to retain this feature, even if in a reduced way (sort of cup-like sometimes instead of actually tubular).
Name: Karen
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plantmanager
Apr 8, 2017 3:14 PM CST
Thanks, that's nice to know about the flowers. I haven't ever had much luck with echeverias so I'm not too familiar with them.
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GrammaChar
Apr 8, 2017 3:28 PM CST
I think you nailed it, Baja. I put it in the plant database; if it's wrong, someone will tell me. Though tiny, the flowers are so complex! You just have to look closely.
Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!
GrammaChar

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