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Echeveria elegans 'Raspberry Ice'


Echeveria elegans 'Raspberry Ice' develops lovely pink tones around icy blue interiors especially on older leaves.

Mexican snowball is aptly named as the succulent rosettes are an icy blue colour and this species is the hardiest of the Echeveria, a genus of succulents with their centre of diversity in Mexico. Planted out of the rain it can survive a West Coast winter. Elsewhere grow as a houseplant in winter in a cool, bright window and keep dry until spring. 'Raspberry Ice' is a special form that develops lovely pink tones especially on older leaves and when plants are in full sun.

Common Name: Mexican Snowball

Family: Crassulaceae (The Stonecrop Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8-11

Light: Full Sun

Height: under 4"

Width: under 4"

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour: Orange

Class: Evergreen

Type: Tender

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant, Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Hummingbirds

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Regions with severe winter droughts and high summer rainfall.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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