Afterglow Echeveria

Echeveria 'Afterglow'

SKU
06344
A stunning accent for low-water landscapes or containers. Big rosettes of powdery lavender-pink tinged leaves nearly glow in the garden. Orange-red flowers can emerge from below lower leaves, or sometimes as a terminal flower stem. Thrives in heat and tolerates drought when established. A frost-tender evergreen.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationech-eh-VER-ee-a
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; clump forming rosettes reach 1 to 2 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Green Roof, Houseplant, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsAgave (Agave); Hens & Chicks (Sempervivum); Sedum (Sedum); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe)

Requires lean, porous, well-drained soil; thrives in rocky, unimproved soils. Protect from intense afternoon sun in hotter summer regions. Indoors, provide bright light. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates periodic drought. Fertilize sparingly.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

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