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Belonging to the Echeveria genus, Echeveria has a botanical name of Echeveria. It is a succulent / ornamental that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Normally grows with a mound-forming habit. Popular varieties of Echeveria with home gardeners are Black Prince, Perle von Nurnberg, Violet Queen, Lilacina and Dondo.

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How to grow Echeveria

Keep in mind when planting that Echeveria is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside.

Growing Echeveria from seed

Transplanting Echeveria

As Echeveria is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Companion plants for Echeveria

These plants have been known to grow well alongside Echeveria so consider planting:

Repellent plants for Echeveria

These plants will not grow well with Echeveria so avoid planting these within close proximity:

Common Echeveria problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Echeveria plants:

Other names for Echeveria


Misspellings: Echevaria, Echiveria

Echeveria care instructions

How long does Echeveria take to grow?

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