Post a reply

Avatar for allonsy
Apr 4, 2018 12:12 AM CST
Italy
Hi everyone!
I recently bought a plant that looks like a succulent, but I can't seem to identify it properly. The owner of the store initially told me to water it every other day, but it doesn't seem to be right with this plant.
Does anyone know the name of it so I can look up proper care instructions?
Thanks in advance!
Thumb of 2018-04-04/allonsy/09393b
Thumb of 2018-04-04/allonsy/a4d6fc
Image
Apr 4, 2018 12:45 AM CST
Name: Tofi
Sumatera, Indonesia
Vegetable Grower Peppers Butterflies Garden Procrastinator Roses Bookworm
Tomato Heads Tropicals Salvias Plays in the sandbox Frogs and Toads Fruit Growers
could it be an X between sedum and echeveria, a sedeveria perhaps
Image
Apr 4, 2018 12:52 AM CST
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
Not all who wander are lost
Garden Sages Plant Identifier
Welcome!

Its an Echeveria or relative/hybrid (succulents are not my best subject) - the care will be the same though. Watering everyday is at least 6 times a week too much. Smiling Let the soil dry about an inch down before you water.
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and proclaiming...."WOW What a Ride!!" -Mark Frost

President: Orchid Society of Northern Nevada
Webmaster: osnnv.org
Image
Apr 4, 2018 1:19 AM CST
Salt Spring Island, BC (Zone 8b)
Region: Canadian Cut Flowers Dahlias Region: Pacific Northwest Keeper of Poultry Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
The plant looks stretched. It might need more light.
He who plants a garden plants happiness.
Avatar for allonsy
Apr 4, 2018 1:24 AM CST
Italy
It does look like a sedeveria, thanks for the responses!
I'll put it out in the sun more - the leaves should turn more red.
Image
Apr 4, 2018 8:19 AM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL 🌵🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
Houseplants Organic Gardener Composter Region: Gulf Coast Miniature Gardening Butterflies
Garden Sages Plant Identifier Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Garden Ideas: Level 1 Hummingbirder Foliage Fan
Be careful about sunburning your plant if the change is dramatic & drastic. IDK that it's suffering too much in its' current location/situation. The rosette of foliage is tight, and it's blooming.
The golden rule: Do to others only that which you would have done to you.
👀😁😂 - SMILE! -☺😎☻☮👌✌∞☯🐣🐦🐔🐝🍯🐾
The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The 2nd best time is now. (-Unknown)
👒🎄👣🏡🍃🍂🌾🌿🍁❦❧ 🍃🍁🍂🌾🌻🌸🌼🌹🌽❀☀🌺
☕👓 The only way to succeed is to try! Try to be more valuable than a bad example.
Avatar for allonsy
Apr 4, 2018 9:34 AM CST
Italy
purpleinopp said:Be careful about sunburning your plant if the change is dramatic & drastic. IDK that it's suffering too much in its' current location/situation. The rosette of foliage is tight, and it's blooming.


Well, it's currently at my office next to a window, but its always in the shadow. I've read different opinions online about whether it should be in direct sunlight or not, so I just put it out in the sun for a couple hours and then put it back into indirect sunlight.
Hope it grows well Smiling
Image
Apr 4, 2018 10:06 AM CST
Name: Baja
Baja California (Zone 11b)
Cactus and Succulents Seed Starter Xeriscape Container Gardener Hummingbirder Native Plants and Wildflowers
Garden Photography Region: Mexico Plant Identifier Forum moderator Plant Database Moderator Garden Ideas: Level 1
Don't move it in and out of outdoor (direct) sun because that may shock the plant. If you want to move your plant outside, start in bright shade, then after a couple of weeks a few hours of morning sun, and so on. These plants are really easy to shock into oblivion if you move them from an indoor location out into direct midday sun.

Indoor sun is not direct. Regular window glass filters out most of the harmful UV rays. You cannot provide too much indoor sun, so put your plant as close as possible to your sunniest window if it is going to be indoors. If it gets hours of daily sun indoors, that should be enough.
Last edited by Baja_Costero Apr 4, 2018 10:17 AM Icon for preview
Only the members of the Members group may reply to this thread.
  • Started by: allonsy
  • Replies: 7, views: 371
Member Login:

( No account? Join now! )

Today's site banner is by RachaelHunter and is called "Tulip petals"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.