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Aeonium aureum

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Aeonium aureum Green Rose Buds, Succulent,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Succulents & Cacti Rosette

Attractive rose-like succulent that grows to approx. 15cm high and develops a number of rosettes of grey-green leaves. Some of those rosettes will then produce tiny yellow flowers in Spring. Great to use as a feature.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm <30cm

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Low Water Garden, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Suited to well draining soil. You can get a cactus and succulent specific potting mix. Suited to a gravel mulch. Minimal water required in Winter.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods

Family Name: Origin:
Crassulaceae Africa

Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High, Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate