Tip Top Aeonium

Aeonium arborescens 'Tip Top'

An improvement over other aeonium varieties that get leggy, Tip Top's striking foliage covers its central stalk from tip to toe. Ovate-shaped burgundy leaves gather in many tight clusters. Great container plant for hot, sunny locations. May be overwintered as a houseplant if kept in bright sunlight.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationee-OH-nee-um ar-bo-RES-senz
Average Size at MaturityForms a cluster of rosettes, 1 ft. tall, 1 to 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Foliage ColorBurgundy
Garden StyleContemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Companion PlantsMuhly (Muhlenbergia); Chalk Fingers (Senecio); Ice Plant (Delosperma); Sedum (Sedum); Kangaroo Paws (Anigozanthos)

Prefers well-drained, sandy to loamy soil with pH range of 5.5 to 6.5. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Drought tolerant once established.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11

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