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Echeveria setosa


Echeveria setosa is a tender succulent with red flowers and soft, fuzzy silver-white hair on green leaves.

Echeveria setosa is a ciliate species covered in short, silver-white hair that are soft and fuzzy to the touch. Primarily valued as an evergreen succulent, foliage is fleshy, spoon-shaped and covered with dense white hairs and arranged in stemless rosettes 2 - 3 inches in height by 6 inches wide. Flowers emerge in late spring on 12 inch tall stems which bear urn-shaped red flowers with yellow tips. Will form a dense carpet over time. Attracts hummingbirds. Deer resistant.

Common Name: Echeveria

Family: Crassulaceae (The Stonecrop Family)

Zone Hardiness: 9-11

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: under 4"

Width: 4-8"

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Evergreen

Type: Tender

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Hummingbirds

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Native to Mexico, where they grow in rocky outcroppings on mountain slopes, never allowing the plants to become waterlogged.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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