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Giant Velvet Rose

Aeonium canariense

SKU
07909
Interesting red-tipped foliage is fuzzy and soft to the touch, adding interesting texture to rock gardens and containers. Mature plants produce masses of yellow blooms on long stems, attracting butterflies. Monocarpic rosettes die after flowering but are replaced by young offsets.
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9-11

Good to grow! 10

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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationee-OH-nee-um kuh-nair-ee-EN-see
Average Size at MaturityRosettes 1 to 2 ft. tall and 1 ft. wide, clumping to 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeMature plants bloom winter to spring.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic, Tropical
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Needs well drained soil. Foliage color is best in full sun. Drought tolerant when established; best with occasional watering during the hot season. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage as new growth appears.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 10

Good to grow!