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Sunburst Aeonium

Aeonium 'Sunburst'

Large rosettes of fleshy, variegated leaves on thick, bare stems. The green, yellow and creamy white foliage develops coppery red tips in full sun. Pale yellow flowers appear mid-winter to early spring on mature plants. Adds dramatic texture to rock gardens and dry borders. A frost-tender evergreen that thrives in sunny coastal climates.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Let soil go almost dry between waterings.


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Botanical Pronunciationee-OH-nee-um
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 2 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeMid-Winter to Early Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsLet soil go almost dry between waterings.
Companion PlantsPhormium (Phormium); Crassula (Crassula); Stonecrop (Sedum); Ice Plant (Delosperma); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe); Aloe (Aloe)

Provide lean, loose, well-drained, sandy soil. Thrives in full sun in cool coastal areas; protect from reflected heat and harsh afternoon sun in hot summer areas. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, tolerates drought, particularly in cooler regions. Avoid excess water during cooler months.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11

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