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Echeveria runyonii 'Pink Edge'

Pink Edge Echeveria

Stonecrop

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This variety is very drought tolerant, with rosettes of spoon shaped foliage that is silvery-blue, developing pink edges in sunlight; distinctive pink and orange flowers on tall bracts in summer; ideal for containers indoors or out

Description

This variety is very drought tolerant, with rosettes of spoon shaped foliage that is silvery-blue, developing pink edges in sunlight; distinctive pink and orange flowers on tall bracts in summer; ideal for containers indoors or out

Landscape Attributes

Pink Edge Echeveria is a dense herbaceous evergreen perennial with tall flower stalks held atop a low mound of foliage. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should not require much pruning, except when necessary, such as to remove dieback. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Pink Edge Echeveria is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;Rock/Alpine Gardens;General Garden Use;Groundcover;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Pink Edge Echeveria will grow to be only 6 inches tall at maturity extending to 14 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 8 inches. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years. As an evegreen perennial, this plant will typically keep its form and foliage year-round.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

dry to average

Cold Hardy to Zone:

9b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

6 inches (14 inches with the flowers)

8 inches

sandy

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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