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Firecracker Echeveria

Echeveria setosa

Pronunciation: ech-eh-VER-ee-a set-OH-suh
SKU #07379
9-11

Good to Grow...indoors:

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OVERVIEW
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.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Compact Form
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Houseplant, Ground Cover
Flower Color Red & Yellow
Foliage Color Gray-green
Companion Plants Blue Fescue (Festuca glauca); Ice Plant (Delosperma); Sedum (Sedum); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe); Sempervivum (Sempervivum)
CARE
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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