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Aeonium
Aeonium castello-paivae f. variegata 'Suncup'

Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Aeonium (ee-OH-nee-um) (Info)
Species: castello-paivae f. variegata
Cultivar: Suncup

Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Variegated

Succulent

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Carlsbad, California

Reseda, California

San Dimas, California

Vista, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Apr 25, 2008, oldmudhouse from Las Cruces, NM (Zone 8a) wrote:

A friend of mine has been able to identify this plant, with the help of Rudolf Schulz and another expert, as Aeonium castello-paivae cv. Suncup. It's a variegated form of Aeonium castello-paivae, and has been erroneously sold in the past under the name of Aeonium cv. Abbey Brook. It's pictured on page 152 of his book, "Aeoniums in Habitat and Cultivation."

Its also currently being distributed by Altman Plants as Aeonium torulosum (not a valid name.)