Aeonium leucoblepharum


  • Botanical name: Aeonium leucoblepharum
  • Common name: Aeonium
  • Family: Crassulaceae
  • Plant Type: Cactus or succulent, Conservatory, House plant, Perennial
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Aeoniums are fleshy, architectural plants native to Madeira, the Canary Islands and North Africa. They make excellent summer bedding plants, and look particularly good in terracotta pots.


Aeonium leucoblepharum bears spoon-shaped, pink-green leaves with a central brownish vein. the pink coloration of the leaves is more pronounced when plants are grown in full sun.


For best results grow Aeonium leucoblepharum in well-drained soil or containers in a sunny, sheltered position. Water plants sparingly. Provide protection or bring plants indoors in autumn.

How to grow Aeonium leucoblepharum

  • Plant size

    75cm height

    50cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Tender
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy

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Aeonium leucoblepharum and wildlife

Aeonium leucoblepharum has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Aeonium leucoblepharum poisonous?

Aeonium leucoblepharum has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

Plants that go well with Aeonium leucoblepharum