This is a plant with a flowering stalk. As you can see no trunc at all.
this to give you an idea of the dimentions of this adult plant
Rapid winter grower with many offsets, see image posted 5/04 for size 7 months ago.
Here's some labeled at A canariense var canariense in Huntington Botanical gardens, southern California.. smaller than Canary Islands plants, but similar lack of much stalk
another view of plant showing more fuzz, Huntington Gardens, California
How didn't I buy this????
sort of a sparse flower for an Aeonium- mid spring, southern California
Lotusland, Santa Barbara, California
flash shows a bit of bloom on newest leaves
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Pleasing to the eye, & pleasing to the touch, this low-branching succulent is easy to grow, tolerant of dry shade, & can be massed as a groundcover.
Aeonium(Giant Velvet Rose) with sword fern and oxalis. Sonoma CA
Aeonium canariense which I removed from main plant and it is re-rooting now. It is 23 " in diameter.
Lotusland, Santa Barbara, California October
showing fuzz on leaves
Huntington Gardens, January, California
Golden Gate Park, Botanical Gardens, San Francisco, May
Copyright of, courtesy of David Feix, of David Feix Landscape Design in the East Bay and San Francisco Peninsula.