Echeveria


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Echeveria

 

a genus of primarily stemless perennial herbs of the family Crassulaceae. The fleshy leaves are in a basal rosette. The flowers are pentamerous and arranged in lateral racemose or spicate inflorescences. There are about 150 species, distributed in dry rocky regions in Texas and California (USA), as well as in Mexico and South America (to Peru). The plants are ornamentals. Propagation is by means of seeds and leaf and stem cuttings. Cultivated forms include E. glauca (or E. secunda), E. elegans, and the hybrids × Pachyveria and × Sediveria.

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Effects of a purified fraction from Echeveria gibbiflora aqueous crude extract on guinea-pig spermatozoa.
Succulents with colorful foliage include Senecio serpens (blue), Aeonium ``Sunburst'' (cream, white, and pink variegation), Aeonium arboreum ``Atropurpureum'' (dark purple), Euphorbia tirucalli ``Sticks of Fire'' (yellow, orange and red variegation), Crassula ``Flame'' (red-orange), Echeveria hybrids (lavender, pink or blue-gray) and Dudleya species (chalky white to light blue).
Use it to display a potted collection of sun-loving and droughtbusting succulent plants such as sedums, sempervivums and echeveria.
Then there are the many blue-hued Echeveria rosettes, as well as the deepest-blue succulents of them all, the trailing Senecio mandraliscae and Senecio serpens shade tolerant ground covers.
Q MY mum has bought me an echeveria as a souvenir from her holiday on Tresco on the Isles of Scilly.
One of Bernstein's favorite plants is Echeveria ``Afterglow,'' a smooth-leafed succulent that will grow well under a tree as long as some light filters down through the canopy.
Grapfoveria 'Fred Ives' (in orange pot), aeonium (in chartreuse pot), Echeveria 'Afterglow' (in low blue-green pot), Agave attenuata and aeonium (in tall green pot), and sword fern (far right).
His copper bowl with bubbling fountain is raised on a bed of cobbles and edged in echeveria, miniature olive trees (pictured) and mounds of Mind-Your-Own business.
Echeveria (``Afterglow'') has violet blue leaves, and Echeveria gibbiflora hybrids have leaves in colors ranging from burgundy to lavender.
Then he filled the containers with aeonium, echeveria, and sedum--though he regularly changes out the plants as the mood strikes.
This is the plant of 2013," says San Francisco nursery, owner Flora Grubb of the icy blue powder-covered Echeveria cante, right.
Echeveria subrigida 'Fire and Ice' Leaves with red edges and a nearly iridescent sheen make this succulent appear to glow like a seastar in a sunlit tidepool.