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  Echeveria 'Tippy'
  Family Name : Crassulaceae

  Common Names : Mexican Hen and Chicks

 
Mexican Hen and Chicks
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Growth Form :
      Succulent Plant
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: Succulent forming low rosettes up to 15 cm wide. 
      Foliage: Fleshy, lanceolate leaves are silvery blue-green with reddish pink tips. The tips have a spine-like shape, but are soft. 
      Flowers: Orange flowers are shaped like little bells.
      Cultivation :
      Echeveria 'Tippy' grows best in very well-drained soil under bright light. Water plants thoroughly but allow the soil to dry before re-watering. Over-fertilizing and dim light promotes fast, but weak growth. Apply a thin layer of fine gravel to the soil surface to help keeps the leaves dry and prevent rot.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Foliage
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Well-Drained Soils, Low Humidity / Aircon
      Landscape Uses :
      Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Container Planting
      Thematic Landscaping :
      Rockery / Desert Garden
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Full Sun
      Water Preference :
      Little Water
      Propagation Method :
      Leaf Cutting
  • Foliar
    • Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green - Bluish Green
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower Colour(s) :
      Orange

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