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Echeveria ‘Perle von Nuremberg’

  • Common Name
    Hens and Chicks
  • CA Native
    Non-native
  • Plant Type
    Succulent
  • Size
    4"- 8" high, 12"- 18" spread
  • Flower Color
    Coral
  • Bloom Time
    • Spring
  • Leaves
    Green and Mauve
  • Evergreen
    Evergreen
  • Deer Resistant
    Occasionally Damaged
  • Wildlife Value
    • Butterfly & Other Insect Nectar
  • Growth Rate
    Fast
  • Hardiness
    Semi-hardy
  • Adverse Growth Factors
    None
  • Special Features
    • Low Maintenance
  • Water Use
    • Drought Tolerant
  • Soil pH
    6.5-7.5 (neutral)
  • Exposure
    • Full Sun
    • Partial Shade
    • Shade
  • Soil Type
    Not Particular
  • Drainage
    Well Drained
  • Description and Cultural Plant Tips

    This is one of the most beautiful of the Echeveria hybrids.  It naturally grows at higher altitudes on rocky ledges that drain quickly.  Plant in super well-draining soil and top dress with pebble mulch to keep leaves from sitting in water.  This plant does produce pups (little offset plants) and you will have a group of them before you know it.  It is a little frost tender but seems to do fine during normal bay area winters.

     

  • Master Gardener Comments

    I use a lot of these plants in various settings wherever I want a mauvey pink accent.  A group planting of these really stand out.  May have to treat for snails.

     

  • Varietals
    N / A