Echeveria 'Ruffles'Item #6411 USDA Hardiness Zone: 9 - 11
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Stunning succulent displays dramatically ruffled, fleshy gray-green rosettes with a soft red edging, 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 succulent.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:ech-eh-VER-ee-a HIB-ridPlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Clumping rosettes reach 9 to 12 in. tall and wide.Special features:Deer Resistant, Dramatic Foliage Color, Fast Growing, Gift Plant, Pet Friendly, WaterwiseFoliage 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 InformationNeeds good drainage; thrives in light, sandy soils. Takes bright shade in hottest climates; best foliage color in full sun. Once established, water occasionally during warm season. Avoid excess winter moisture. Needs little care; may be fertilized sparingly.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.