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Echeveria colorata Mexican Giant

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Echeveria colorata Mexican Giant Mexican Hens and Chicks, Succulent,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Succulents & Cacti Clumping, Rosette, Rounded

Attractive succulent with large colourful foliage. The fleshy leaves are silver grey with a pink blush. A low growing, spreading plant that is great for pots, mixed succulent plantings, rockeries and low maintenance gardens.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Crassulaceae NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Grey, Pink, Silver
Flower Colour: Orange, Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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