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PlantFiles: Baby Echeveria, Painted Lady
Echeveria derenbergii

Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Echeveria (ech-eh-VER-ee-a) (Info)
Species: derenbergii (der-en-BERG-ee-eye) (Info)

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Alpines and Rock Gardens
Cactus and Succulents

under 6 in. (15 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

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Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

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Bloom Color:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Grown for foliage

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
By air layering
From bulbils

Seed Collecting:
Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral dieter67 On Nov 4, 2003, dieter67 from Henderson, NV (Zone 10a) wrote:

I have several of these, they grow like weeds, which becomes tiresome. Best color is achieved with minimal water and full sun. Nice purple, pink, rose leaves.


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

Bonsall, California
Van Nuys, California
Vista, California
Richmond, Texas

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