Echeveria rusbyi is known as leatherpetals and forms cute, chocolate brown to blue-green rosette with white, star-shaped flowers.
Echeveria rusbyi is a tender succulent sometimes knows as leatherpetals. It produces a very pretty display of nicely formed rosettes in tight colonies. The leaves are thick, cup-shaped and upward facing displaying dusty pinkish-browns to blue-greens. White to yellow star-shaped flowers with red banding emerge on tall stems. A tender evergreen perennial that requires well-drained soil and protection from frost and cold. Will happily occupy a windowsill during our Canadian winters.
Common Name: Echeveria/Leatherpetals
Family: Crassulaceae (The Stonecrop Family)
Zone Hardiness: 9-12
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Height: under 4"
Width: under 4"
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Drought Tolerant, Dry
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Native to Central America where they grow in rocky outcroppings on mountain slopes, never allowing the plants to become waterlogged.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America
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