Evergreen succulent with short-stemmed spoon-shaped rosettes of blue-grey leaves that are somewhat crinkled. The leaves have a powdery coating of natural wax (farina). They can grow up to 6″ in diameter and produce offsets. Leaves may take on a pink tinge in full sun.
The flower stalk is about 9″ tall and branched. Each fluted bell is about ½” long and are bright pink on the outside and orange on the inside. It is meant to flower in summer, but our is blooming in the middle of winter in the greenhouse.
Pronunciation: ech-eh-VER-ee-a shaf-ee-AH-nuh
Species Meaning: refers to the Missouri Botanical Garden that is commonly known as Shaw's garden for the founder Henry Shaw (1800-1889)
Echeveria shaviana is native to Northern Mexico.
Re-pot when necessary in spring or early summer. Do not water for at least a week after repotting.
Can be propagated from offsets or leaf cuttings.
In Our Garden
Plant ID: P20201
Found in Greenhouse,
We acquired this plant from NW Cactus and Succulent.