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Mexican Snowball

Echeveria elegans

Item 079161

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USDA Zone:
9-11
Your zone may be too cold for this plant:
6
  • Light Needs
    Full sun to Partial sun
  • Watering Needs
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Description:

With striking color and texture, this fast-growing succulent is an attractive addition to rock gardens and mixed succulent plantings. The tightly whorled rosettes of fleshy blue-gray leaves freely produce offsets, forming a densely mounded mat. Bright pink blooms on long slender stems appear throughout summer. A frost-tender evergreen.

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Average Landscape Size
Fast growing; rosettes reach 8 in. tall, forming clumps 12 in. wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Echeveria elegans
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Habit: Spreading
Growth Rate: Fast
Special Feature: Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Gray-green
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers ,   Repeat Flowering
Bloom Time: Spring and Summer
Flower Color: Pink
Garden Style: Rustic ,   Mediterranean ,   Contemporary

Thrives in porous, rocky, unimproved soils with excellent drainage; does not tolerate water-logged soils. Indoors, provide bright light. Water regularly during first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates periodic drought. Rejuvenate every 3 to 4 years in early spring by re-rooting rosettes.

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