Echeveria
Echeveria minima

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

Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Foliage Color:

Silver/Gray

Pink

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Coral/Apricot

Orange

Red-Orange

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Succulent

Rubbery-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

From leaf 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:

Brentwood, California

Carlsbad, California

Vista, California (2 reports)

Richmond, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

1
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0
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RatingContent
Positive

On Feb 7, 2009, baiissatva from Dunedin
New Zealand wrote:

I saw this TINY little guy in a home wears place and decided to rescue it- it was tipped out of it's pot and gasping for water and well, Im a sucker for that sort of thing.
Knowing nothing about it's toughness I initially put it on the windowsill, watering every third or forth day (because my other echeverias tend to be very thirsty plants) and it promptly began to offset, producing the tiniest, cutest little pups you are ever likely to see.

I planted it out at the foot of an in-ground Aloe Speciosa, with the thought that they probably share a liking for regular water and the Aloe will shelter the wee guy from frost. It flowered at the beginning of summer, putting up a towering (relatively) spike from which hang a little group of waxy colourful blossoms, of the typ... read more