Botanical name: Echeveria
Botanical name: Echeveria
Species of Echeveria
Echeveria gibbiflora 'Metallica'
Echeveria gibbiflora 'Metallica' is a succulent that offers stunning metallic-hued green-bronze wavy-edged leaves, tinged with pink margins. It has bell-shaped red flowers with yellow insides. This is a cultivar of the Echeveria gibbiflora species and is named for the metallic tones of the leaves. Gardeners favor this lovely plant for its dramatic colors and its drought tolerance.
Lipstick echeveria 'Lipstick'
Lipstick echeveria 'Lipstick' is a slow-growing succulent that offers a rosette of green leaves with bright red edges and tips. It is a cultivar of the Echeveria agavoides plant. The species name comes from the Agave-like leaves and ‘Lipstick’ alludes to the bright red colors. This is a great container plant, ideal for any succulent garden.
Echeveria colorata are succulent houseplants that consist of a mature plant and its offset plants. The mature plant supports the offset plants with nutrients until they are mature enough to thrive on their own. Often, once matured, the offset plant will break off from the original and can be replanted.
White mexican rose
The white mexican rose has a regular rosette shape, with the color of its leaves being greenish to white. The tips of its leaves are black or red. When the plant is in full glory, its leaves turn pink and red, with their tips also becoming darker.
Black echeveria (Echeveria affinis) is a low-growing ornamental succulent species valued in horticulture and as a houseplant for its distinct black and green coloration. Black echeveria should be repotted as needed and pruned to remove dead leaves. Water should not be allowed to pool in the rosettes of this species. Black echeveria originates in Mexico.
Firecracker plant (Echeveria setosa var. deminuta) is a blue and multicolored succulent species valued as an ornamental houseplant. Firecracker plant was originally cultivated as a hybrid species. This species gets its name due to its unique colors. It originates in Mexico.
The afterglow Echeveria variant is a unique succulent with its bright pink outlines and fire-colored under flowers. Hybridized between Echeveria cante and Echeveria shaviana, this variation was given its name for its soft, glowing rosettes and flowers. Afterglow Echeveria is highly valued by gardeners for its distinctive appearance and resistance to disease.
The leaves of the echeveria laui are plump, and the whole plant is covered with a thick layer of white powder, like a lotus flower growing in the snow. When the plant is at its best, its leaf margins turn pink, and the white powder grows even thicker. It is important to note that this thick powder can easily be rubbed off and is difficult to recover, so touching the leaves should be avoided as much as possible.
A variant of Echeveria named for its distinctive coloring, black prince displays stunning black leaves in all but the center of the plant, which remains green. This unusual coloring makes it a very desirable strain among succulent enthusiasts.
Echeveria is a well-known East Mexican perennial succulent with rosette-shaped evergreen foliage. In spite of its drought tolerance characteristic, regular watering and fertilization can further enhance its growth and attractiveness. It thrives well under full sun to partial shade. This decorative garden plant is also a popular pot plant collected by succulent enthusiasts.
Branched flower hens and chicks
Branched flower hens and chicks are succulent houseplants that consist of a mature plant and its offset plants. The mature plant supports the offset plants with nutrients until they are mature enough to thrive on their own. Often, once matured, the offset plant will break off from the original and can be replanted.
The leaves of the suryeon are blue, with the leaf margins a light pink. In the winter, these colors darken and contrast more intensely, which is when the Echeveria 'Suryeon' looks its very best. Even in other seasons, its leaf margins may remain pink, unlike other succulents whose margins easily fade to a plain green.
Echeveria 'Ben Badis'
The echeveria 'Ben Badis' is a hybrid variety of the Painted-lady and the Urbinia purpusii. Normally, it resembles a thickened version of the Painted-lady, with a light green base and slightly reddish leaf tips. However, when the plant is in full glory, the tips, margins, backs, and undersides of the leaves turn red, just like the Urbinia purpusii.
Each gather multiple leaf is clustered at the top of the stem. When the plant is in full glory, its new leaves turn bright green, its old leaves golden-yellow, and the margins of its leaves particularly red, presenting multi-layered colors.
Echeveria pretty in pink
The echeveria pretty in pink resembles the Porcelain plant quite a bit, with its main difference being that its leaves are longer, leaf tips redder, and leaf surface faintly pink. The echeveria pretty in pink easily displays its vibrant colors, and can even keep its leaves faintly pink all year round. It has a near 100% success rate for leaf cutting propagation and is very easy to care for, making it a good choice for novice growers.
Echeveria white cloud
The Echeveria cante is large and fast-growing. Its leaves are covered in a large amount of white powder, and the leaf margins tend to be reddish. When the plant is displaying vibrant colors, its leaf margins turn pink, and its leaves become light blue. The Echeveria cante cannot be propagated by leaf cuttings and doesn't sprout lateral buds easily, so it's mostly propagated by sowing.
Chrissy n ryan
The chrissy n ryan is the offspring from the Echeveria prolifica hybridization. Its leaves are similar to those of the Echeveria setosa var. Deminuta, and have tomentose leaf margins. However, the overall plant shape closer resembles the Echeveria prolifica, with compactly-arranged leaves and almost invisible stems. When the plant is in full glory, its leaves turn pale blue while its leaf margins and tips turn red.
The mexican snowball is a variety that's difficult to maintain in wonderful shape, and rarely displays vibrant colors. However, when it does, its leaves wrap up tightly into a spherical dumpling, and the margins of the leaves turn pink, while the backs turn orange. The mexican snowball is intolerant of heat. You will also need to control the amount of water you provide during its summer dormancy, or the plant could easily die.
Echeveria Neon Breaker
The leaf margin of the echeveria Neon Breaker has small skirt-like ruffles, with the leaf surface covered in a thin layer of white powder. In its full glory, the leaves turn reddish-purple, reminiscent of a beautiful sunset, while the pink undulate leaf margins make it look like an elegant dancer.
The Topsy debbi is a hybrid variety from the Mexican hen and chicks and the Debbie. It has inherited the peculiar leaf shape of the Mexican hen and chicks, but the pink leaf color of the Debbie. Its pink leaves roll upwards to form an arrow shape with its leaf tips, reminiscent of Cupid's arrow.
Echeveria agavoides cv Christmas Eve
The echeveria agavoides cv Christmas Eve can take on different colors in different seasons. In the summer, its leaves are dark green with slightly reddish tips. In the fall, its leaves take on a bright emerald green color, with reddened leaf margins. In the winter, the old leaves look a dreamy orange, with verdant new leaves and bright red margins, displaying strong, contrasting colors that fit in well with a Christmas atmosphere.
Mexican hens and chicks
Mexican hens and chicks (Echeveria rosea) is a standout among succulents for its grayish, ruffled, pink-edged foliage and its clusters of small pink flowers. The flowers appear in spring and summer. While the plant is not large and does not require much attention, it has a long lifespan. When mature, it will produce smaller specimens of the same species, known as "pups," in the surrounding soil.
The echeveria 'Coolvue' is a blue-green variety of hen and chicks. The coloration is reflected in the name. When it sends up a stalk in spring, the flowers this variety produces are orange-yellow. Echeveria 'Coolvue' is a fast-growing, wide rosette variety of succulents.
Echeveria cv. Onslow
Each Echeveria 'Onslow' leaf is round-spathulate and covered in a thin layer of white powder. The plant displays different looks in different environments; it is usually green, but turns orange when exposed to sufficient light and the right temperatures.
Hen and chicks 'Lady Aquarius'
Hen and chicks 'Lady Aquarius' is an Echeveria cultivar, selected for its soft and dainty blue-green leaves with pink edges, that can change color upon sun exposure and higher temperatures. Hen and chicks 'Lady Aquarius' is a popular ornamental plant, highly prized among succulent enthusiasts.
Hen and chicks 'Princess Lace'
Hen and chicks 'Princess Lace' is a beautiful Echeveria cultivar, selected to have wavy, multicolored leaves. Although the basic color of the leaves is blue-green, depending on the season, sun exposure, and age, they can exhibit hints of lemon-green, salmon-pink, or red-orange. This cultivar is also exceptionally large — the rosette can reach up to 30 cm in diameter.
Wax agave is an evergreen succulent that offers rosettes of matte green leaves with dark red margins and red tips. From spring into summer, it produces red flowers. It is a cultivar of Echeveria agavoides and resembles an agave plant. This plant is easily grown in well-drained soils and loves sun. Make it a part of your indoor or outdoor succulent garden.
Mexican hen and chicks
This perennial succulent is grown both indoors and out in sunny, dry soils or rock gardens. Pink-and-yellow flowers grow on stalks in the summer. The highly-unusual shape of its leaves is the result of careful selective cultivation that essentially turned the leaves upside-down.
One of the smaller species in the Echeveria genus, the cat's Claw forms small, short rosettes up to 10 cm across. They are easy to care for outdoors or as houseplants, and one of the few succulents that bloom in spring. Those springtime flowers appear on tall stems that leave the parent rosette far below.
Takasago no okina
Takasago no okina has a stout stem and leaves that grow up to 20 cm or longer. The leaves have big undulate wrinkles on their margins and are emerald green to reddish-brown. The new leaves are lighter-colored, and the old ones darker-colored. The plant requires lots of light and is suitable for open-air planting. When there are great temperature variations and sufficient light, the whole plant will turn vividly red. Propagation by leaf-cutting is not always successful, so it's generally reproduced by stem cutting.
Lipstick echeveria (Echeveria agavoides) is a flowering plant species native to rocky environments in Mexico. The latin name for lipstick echeveria, Echeveria agavoides means "resembling agave." This species is cultivated as an ornamental species and grows best in low-moisture, mineral-rich soils and direct sunshine.
Mexican snow ball
The mexican snow ball is a small but fast-growing succulent plant. It thrives in sunny environments and doesn't require much water to grow. The mexican snow ball is popularly grown as a windowsill plant. Its succulent leaves grow in various colors depending on the ambient conditions.
Chenille plant, or Echeveria pulvinata, is a sun-loving succulent with a striking red, velvet coating which protects it from the strong sun. It is also known as Ruby Slippers, Red Velvet, or Ruby Blush. Chenille plant grows well in full sun with great drainage.
Mexican hens is a succulent native to Mexico. It is known for its eye-catching appearance. It forms grayish-green, waxy rosettes that look like flowers. This Echeveria shaviana prefers well-draining soil and full sun. It displays a pink tinge on the outer corners when sunlight hits it.
Mexican Hen and Chicks
The mexican Hen and Chicks is very similar to the Echeveria 'Pollux' but with a more aloof temperament that gives it the reputation of being difficult to care for. However, once you get your hands on one, you will find that it is not actually finicky at all - even if you forget to water it all summer, it will likely remain alive.
The leaves of the Echeveria 'Orion' are pinkish-blue to mauve and are compactly arranged, resembling an enlarged version of the Pulido's echeveria orion. However, unlike Pulido's echeveria orion, the leaf margins of Echeveria 'Orion' easily turn a dreamy fuchsia color in the fall and winter seasons.
Echeveria grows fast and has almost no dormancy period. Its leaves have obtusely rounded, pale pink leaf margins and a layer of white powder on their gray-white surfaces. The leaves grow compactly when receiving sufficient light. Its leaf cuttings tend to survive easily and require no special care or maintenance, making the plant a good choice for gardening beginners.
Blue Rose Echeveria
Blue Rose Echeveria is a hybrid cultivar bred from Echeveria glauca and Echeveria metallica. This cultivar was selected and noted for its spectacular blue-green rosette-forming leaves, as well as its hardiness. It was named after its densely, overlapping leaves ("imbricata" means "overlapping like tiles").
Care Guide for Echeveria