The ‘Doris Taylor’ is a sage green plant that is covered in soft white hairs. Commonly referred to as a Wooly Rose, this plant has a beautiful rosette shape similar to a rose. This plant produces large, beautiful orange bell-shaped flowers.
Origin: Garden cultivar
Plant Type: Succulent
Propagation: Propagate this succulent by taking several cuttings from the mother plant about 1” or more in length. 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: Mounding Rosette
Light: Best in direct sunlight to partial shade
Water: This succulent is extremely drought tolerant. Watering this succulent is only necessary once the soil is completely dry. Be cautious to not over water this succulent to avoid root rot.
Zone: 9, 10, 11
Temperature: Warm dry climates. Avoid freezing temperatures.
Fertilizer: Apply fertilizer during the grow season from spring time through summer, once or twice a week. This will boost the plants natural defenses against environmental stress.
Tips: Use a well-draining soil medium to help avoid root rot! Maintain in an environment with fresh air flow. Use this succulent in rock gardens to mimic it’s natural habitat.