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PlantFiles: Peacock Echeveria
Echeveria peacockii

Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Echeveria (ech-eh-VER-ee-a) (Info)
Species: peacockii (pee-KOK-ee-eye) (Info)

Synonym:Echeveria subsessilis
Synonym:Echeveria desmetiana
Synonym:Cotyledon peacockii
Synonym:Cotyledon desmetiana

2 vendors have this plant for sale.

10 members have or want this plant for trade.

Cactus and Succulents

under 6 in. (15 cm)

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

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:
Full Sun

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Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Grown for foliage

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

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

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive palmbob On Sep 9, 2006, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Had this plant in the yard for nearly two years now, and is surprisingly hardy to full, hot sun. But still tends to shrink up in the summers, only to get bigger in winter again. No cold damage at 30F. Pretty sure this is the same species as E peacockii

Positive thistlesifter On Sep 9, 2006, thistlesifter from Vista, CA wrote:

Plant grows in greenhouse and is of easy culture. In habitat It lives in tropical climate and grows in mountains.

I got this by way of a collection acquired less than 4 months ago.


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

Brea, California
Brentwood, California
Castro Valley, California
Reseda, California
San Dimas, California
San Francisco, California
San Leandro, California
Torrance, California
Vista, California
Venice, Florida
Gold Hill, Oregon
Fort Worth, Texas
Richmond, Texas

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