Echeveria nodulosaItem #6923 USDA Hardiness Zone: 9 - 11
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Unique succulent provides great contrast, with rosettes of absinthe green, vividly painted with red on margins and mid leaf. Hummingbirds adore the coral-pink and yellow flowers that appear atop tall bracts in summer. Originally from Mexico, this low growing spreader thrives in dry, sandy soil, preferring cool sun to light shade.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:Ech-eh-VER-ee-a nod-yoo-LOH-suhPlant type:Cactus/SucculentGrowth habit:SpreadingGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Rosettes reach 5 in. wide, clumps 1 to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.Special features:Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Pet Friendly, Waterwise, Year-round InterestFoliage color:Light GreenBlooms:SummerFlower color:YellowFlower attributesShowy FlowersCompanion PlantsSempervivum (Sempervivum); Blue Fescue (Festuca glauca); Sedum (Sedum); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe); Ice Plant (Delosperma)
- CareCare InformationThrives in well-drained, average to rocky, lean soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Reduce watering frequency once established. Do not over fertilize. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional water.