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PlantFiles: Echeveria
Echeveria cante

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Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Echeveria (ech-eh-VER-ee-a) (Info)
Species: cante

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Category:
Perennials
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Orange

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Silver/Gray
Succulent

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel
From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On Nov 6, 2013, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

This is easily one of the most beautiful of the genus, and surprisingly hardy (I lose a lot of Echeverias to hot sun, summer rot, snail damage etc., but this one has few problems other than touching it sort of messes up it's perfect white foliage).

Regional...

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

Brentwood, California
Reseda, California
Vista, California



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