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Mexican Firecracker, Hen and Chicks, Echeveria 'Firecracker'

Echeveria setosa

Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Echeveria (ech-eh-VER-ee-a) (Info)
Species: setosa (set-OH-suh) (Info)
Cultivar: Firecracker

Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

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

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Orange

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Evergreen

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Succulent

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Vista, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Aug 10, 2012, 1derPLANTS from Vista, CA wrote:

This offspring of E. setosum tends to grow upright with multiple rosettes. Although a fairly plain looker when not in bloom it makes up for that when it "explodes" into flower!

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