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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)

Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Perennials

Cactus and Succulents

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Orange

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Blue-Green

Smooth-Textured

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:

Non-patented

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

Regional

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

Bonsall, California

Van Nuys, California

Vista, California

Richmond, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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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.