Echeveria 'Ruffles'Item #6411 USDA Hardiness Zone: 9 - 11
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A stunning succulent with dramatically ruffled, fleshy gray-green rosettes and a soft red edging that is more intense in full sun. Red-orange flowers appear on tall stalks in late summer. Adds a wonderful texture to rock gardens, dry borders, and containers. Tolerant of drought when established. A frost-tender evergreen.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.Average Landscape Size:Clump forming rosettes quickly reach 9 to 12 in. tall and wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:ech-eh-VER-ee-aPlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Clump forming rosettes quickly reach 9 to 12 in. tall and wide.Special features:Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fast Growing, Gift Plant, Pet Friendly, Waterwise, Year-round InterestFoliage color:Gray-greenBlooms:Late SummerFlower color:OrangeFlower attributesShowy FlowersCompanion PlantsBlue Fescue (Festuca glauca); Yarrow (Achillea); Sedum (Sedum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Pearl Bluebush (Maireana sedifolia); Agave (Agave)
- CareCare InformationRequires excellent drainage; thrives in porous, rocky, unimproved soils. Protect from intense afternoon sun in very hot summer regions. Water regularly during the first growing season, or until well established; once established, reduce frequency. Needs little care; may be fertilized sparingly.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.