Pronunciation: ech-eh-VER-ee-a set-OH-suh
|Description||Rosettes of slightly fuzzy, grey-green, fleshy leaves slowly multiply to form dense clumps. Showy spikes of vivid red and yellow flowers rise above the foliage in spring and early summer. Native to Mexico, this handsome succulent is durable and drought tolerant. A frost-tender evergreen.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry between waterings.|
|Blooms||Spring and early summer|
|Mature Size||Rosettes reach 3 to 5 in. tall and wide; slowly forms clump up to 36 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Houseplant, Ground Cover|
|Flower Color||Red & Yellow|
|Companion Plants||Blue Fescue (Festuca glauca); Ice Plant (Delosperma); Sedum (Sedum); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe); Sempervivum (Sempervivum)|
|Care||Thrives in porous, rocky, unimproved soils with excellent drainage; does not tolerate water-logged soils. Shelter from harsh afternoon sun exposures in hotter regions. Water regularly during first growing season to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Rejuvenate every 3 to 4 years in early spring by re-rooting rosettes.|
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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.