Echeveria agavoides 'Lipstick'Item #6921 USDA Hardiness Zone: 9 - 11
Bright green leaves with vivid reddish pink edges form dense rosettes. Reminiscent of an agave, each leaf is tipped with a small spine. Accented with red blooms in spring. Compact and ground hugging, this clumping succulent is beautiful in rock gardens and mixed succulent plantings. A frost-tender evergreen.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.Average Landscape Size:Clump forming rosettes reach 6 in. tall, 6 to 12 in. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:Ech-eh-VER-ee-a ah-gav-OH-id-eezPlant type:Cactus/SucculentDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:8, 9, 12 - 24Growth habit:CompactGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Clump forming rosettes reach 6 in. tall, 6 to 12 in. wide.Special features:Compact Form, Deer Resistant, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Pet Friendly, Waterwise, Year-round InterestFoliage color:GreenBlooms:Spring through SummerFlower color:RedCompanion PlantsAloe (Aloe); Sedum (Sedum); Blue Fescue (Festuca glauca); Hens & Chicks (Sempervivum); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe);
- CareCare InformationRequires excellent drainage; thrives in porous, rocky, unimproved soils. Protect from intense afternoon sun in very hot summer regions. Water regularly during the first growing season, or until well established; once established, reduce frequency. Needs little care; may be fertilized sparingly.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
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