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PlantFiles: Echeveria, Mexican Hens & Chicks
Echeveria shaviana 'Blue Giant'

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Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Echeveria (ech-eh-VER-ee-a) (Info)
Species: shaviana (shaf-ee-AH-nuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Blue Giant

5 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Blue-Green
Succulent

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Scorpioangel On Sep 13, 2005, Scorpioangel from Gold Hill, OR (Zone 7a) wrote:

Just bought this plant this year. It is growing in a pot since we tend to have cold damp winters and do not want to lose this because it's feet got too wet.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Berkeley, California
Escondido, California
Hidden Meadows, California
Gold Hill, Oregon



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