Aeonium aureum (syn. Greenovia aurea) is known as green rose buds because, when dry, the leaves curl up into a tight rose bud like shape.
Aeonium aureum (syn. Greenovia aurea) 'Gran Canaria' is a large form with broad, grey-green leaves. This species is known as green rose buds because, when dry, the leaves curl up into a tight rose bud like shape. If well watered, they open flat more like a classic Aeonium. This plant is sometimes shipped as an unrooted rosette.
Common Name: Green Rose Buds
Family: Crassulaceae (The Stonecrop Family)
Zone Hardiness: 9-11
Light: Full Sun
Height: under 4"
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Native to Mexico, where they grow in rocky outcroppings on mountain slopes, never allowing the plants to become waterlogged.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Atlantic Islands
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