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Painted Lady Echeveria

Echeveria derenbergii

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.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, needs only occasional water.

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Botanical PronunciationEch-eh-VER-ee-a der-en-BERG-ee-eye
Average Size at MaturityClumps less than 1 ft. tall, spreading slowly to 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring and Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleRustic, Xeric
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Houseplant, Rock Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional water.
Companion PlantsBlue Fescue (Festuca glauca); Ice Plant (Delosperma); Sedum (Sedum); Pearl Bluebush (Maireana sedifolia); Agave (Agave)

Provide 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

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