Echeveria cante

Echeveria cante Echeveria cante

This beautiful Mexican Echeveria, once mistaken for a form of Echeveria subrigida, shares with that species exquisite 6” wide, tapered bluish-gray leaves rimmed in deep pink. With its 1’ wide, tightly symmetrical rosettes, this lovely succulent resembles an exquisite dry garden Lotus flower. In mid-Summer plants sprout 18” tall spikes of 1” tubular flowers, the powdery-gray exteriors contrast nicely with the inner reddish-orange colors. Attracts butterflies and hummers. Provide fast draining soil and plant in full to part sun. Avoid getting water in the plant’s interior as that fosters mealybugs. Remove any suffering lower older leaves. Protect from a hard freeze.

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Sun/Part Sun

Low/No Summer Water

Perennial Succulent
USDA zones 9-11