Echeveria derenbergiiItem #7915 USDA Hardiness Zone: 9 - 11
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Small rosettes of triangular shaped leaves with red margins are a perfect backdrop to the clusters of yellow flowers with painted red tips in spring. Native to Mexico, this echeveria likes a bright location and good drainage. Its small, clumping form and attractive spring flowers make it ideal for container gardening. A frost-tender evergreen.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:Ech-eh-VER-ee-a der-en-BERG-ee-eyeDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:MoundingGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Clumps less than 1 ft. tall, spreading slowly to 3 ft. wide.Special features:Deer Resistant, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, North American Native Selection, Pet Friendly, WaterwiseFoliage color:Blue-greenBlooms:Late Spring and SummerFlower color:YellowFlower attributesShowy FlowersCompanion PlantsBlue Fescue (Festuca glauca); Ice Plant (Delosperma); Sedum (Sedum); Pearl Bluebush (Maireana sedifolia); Agave (Agave)
- CareCare InformationProvide lean, porous, well-drained soil in a dry, sunny site. Avoid excessive moisture and fertilizer. Drought tolerant once established, requiring only occasional water during the hot season. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional water.