Category Archives for Echeveria

Echeveria Vincent Catto Care & Propagation Tips

Echeveria Vincent Catto is often confused with Echeveria Minima and Echeveria Globulosa (they are believed to be different species and Vincent Catto is not a cultivar or a hybrid of either of these), though the true origins of this plant are rather confusing. When researching this plant, the information available seems to suggest that Echeveria […]

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Is Echeveria Poisonous?

Echeveria is one of the most popular succulent genera out there due to the attractive rosettes they create and fantastic colours. But with so many plants being poisonous it is only natural people get concerned with what they put in their garden, especially if the kids and/or pets like to help out with the gardening. […]

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Echeveria Prolifica Care & Propagation Tips

Echeveria Prolifica features heavily in a lot of our articles as it is a superbly easy and, well, prolific succulent. Below we will cover all there is to know about Echeveria Prolifica, how to care for and propagate it.DescriptionEcheveria Prolifica is a small growing succulent with leaves arranged in a rosette shape. Individual rosettes grow […]

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Best Groundcover Echeveria

Echeveria are not typically used as ground cover much, though there are some fabulous species that will spread beautifully in the garden.The Best Ground Cover EcheveriaEcheveria ProlificaEcheveria GlaucaEcheveria Elegans ‘Mexican Snowball’Echeveria Topsy TurvyEcheveria Violet QueenEcheveria Ben BadisEcheveria Agavoides Jade PointThe trick is to choose Echeveria that produces many offsets every year as there are quite […]

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Echeveria Elegans ‘Mexican Snowball’ Care & Propagation

Echeveria Elegans also known as the Mexican Snowball is a succulent plant native to, as the name suggests, Mexico. It is very popular and widespread due to good looks and hardiness.DescriptionEcheveria Elegans is a medium size succulent that will grow approximately 15cms in diameter and 15cm height. The plant grows low to the ground and […]

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Echeveria Ebony Care & Propagation

Echeveria Ebony is a popular Agavoides cultivar with pointy edges. It is a great collectable succulent that will reward you with a fantastic display of colour in the cooler months or when the plant is stressed.  Ebony can be quite expensive as it is not one of those succulents that grow fast or spread prolifically. Below […]

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How To Grow & Propagate Echeveria Romeo

Echeveria Romeo is one of those ‘unicorn’ succulents people just have to have. And it is no wonder as it is one of the most beautiful Echeverias out there.  Romeo can also be quite hard to get and expensive (less so now than it was a couple of years back) and so it is no […]

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Echeveria Topsy Turvy Dying? The Top 4 reasons & Fixes

Echeveria Runyonii ‘Topsy Turvy’ is an intriguing succulent with warped leaves that curl inwards and then up. It is also quite a hardy plant if you follow a few rules.The main reasons Echeveria Topsy Turvy may start dying are: 1. Growing Indoors 2. Too Much Sun Exposure During Severe Heatwaves 3. Not Enough Water 4. Being Root-bound In this article, […]

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Echeveria Lola Leaf Propagation & Care- All You Need To Know

The name perfectly suits this succulent which is petite and beautiful. Echeveria Lola is very popular among succulent enthusiast and worthwhile addition to any succulent collection. It, however, does have a few quirks and may not be suitable for a succulent newbie due to a few special needs. But when it comes to propagating, Lola […]

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Echeveria Violet Queen Care- All You Need To Know

Echeveria Violet Queen is a favourite among succulent growers because of its gorgeous rosette that looks like a lotus flower. It is also a fantastic hybrid as it is very hardy and perfect for the succulent newbies.DescriptionEcheveria Violet Queen is an evergreen perennial succulent forming clumps of rosette shaped heads. The mother plant will grow […]

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