Echeveria Colorata is a highly prized cultivar well known for its compact rosette form. This broad leaved echeveria has a flower-like rosette shape with pointed blue leaves, and blush red tips. Use this plant to adorn a variety of terrariums and container gardens. This is also a succulent wedding favorite among brides for succulent favors and arrangements. You can expect this plant to bloom between springtime and late summer.
Origin: Native to Mexico
Plant Type: Succulent
Size: Up to 12”
Propagation: Propagate this succulent by taking a cutting from one of the clustered rosettes along the main stem. Allow the cutting stem to dry and callous over where the plant was clipped for a few days, and then place the cutting into moist soil. Avoid watering and keep out of direct sunlight until the plant has rooted (about 2-3 weeks)
Growth Habit: Clustering rosette
Light: Bright indirect light
Water: Let your succulent dry completely between watering cycles and always avoid any standing water near the plant. Pot your succulent in cactus and succulent soil mix with excellent drainage.
Zone: 9 to 11
Temperature: This plant does best in warmer temperatures. During cold winter months, bring your succulent indoors near a bright sunny window, and keep away from frost.
Fertilizer: Fertilize your succulents in the spring and summer months bi weekly with succulent fertilizer.
Tips: Fertilize your succulents during the grow season to help bolster their natural defenses against pests!