Echeveria setosaItem #7379 USDA Hardiness Zone: 9 - 11
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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.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.Average Landscape Size:Rosettes reach 3 to 5 in. tall and wide; slowly forms clump up to 3 ft. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:ech-eh-VER-ee-a set-OH-suhPlant type:Cactus/SucculentDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:9Growth habit:CompactGrowth rate:SlowAverage landscape size:Rosettes reach 3 to 5 in. tall and wide; slowly forms clump up to 3 ft. wide.Special features:Compact Form, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Pet Friendly, Waterwise, Year-round InterestFoliage color:Gray-greenBlooms:Spring and Early SummerFlower color:Red & YellowCompanion PlantsSempervivum (Sempervivum); Blue Fescue (Festuca glauca); Sedum (Sedum); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe); Ice Plant (Delosperma)
- CareCare InformationThrives 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.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
- History & LoreHistory:Endemic to Mexico.