• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional water.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 8 to 12 in. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Festive Succulent Color
    Blooms:
    Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:AL-oh HIB-rid
    Plant type:Cactus/Succulent
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Compact
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Reaches 8 to 12 in. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Burgundy
    Blooms:Fall
    Flower color:Pink
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleContemporary, Rustic, Xeric
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsIce Plant (Delosperma); Yarrow (Achillea); Sedum (Sedum); Yucca (Yucca); Hens & Chicks (Sempervivum); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide lean, porous, well-drained soil. Best foliage color in full sun; takes bright shade in hottest climates. Water regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, water occasionally during warm season. Avoid excess winter moisture. May tolerate colder temperatures with winter protection.
    Light Needs:
    <strong>Partial Sun / Partial Shade</strong>: These two terms are often used interchangeably to mean 3-6 (or 4-6) hours of sunlight each day. However, there is a difference.
<strong>Partial shade</strong> typically means the plants will appreciate a more gentle exposure such as the weaker morning or early afternoon sun, with the emphasis on providing the minimum needed shade and sheltering from intense late afternoon sun. <strong>Partial sun</strong> typically means the plants <u>need</u> some direct sun, so the emphasis is on meeting the required minimum hours of sunlight, with filtered sunlight or shade the balance of the day.
Both are best with shelter from the harshest late afternoon sun. This shade could be provided by a structure, a wall, larger plants or  tree(s).
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional water.

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