Aeonium x domesticum Variegatum

Aeonium x domesticum ‘Variegatum’

Aeonium

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  • Botanical name: Aeonium x domesticum 'Variegatum'
  • Common name: Aeonium
  • Family: Crassulaceae
  • Plant Type: Cactus or succulent, Conservatory, Houseplant, Perennial, Evergreen
Flower colour:

Yellow

Foliage colour:

Variegation

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.

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As the name suggests, Aeonium x domesticum ‘Variegatum’ has succulent leaves that have a streaky, variegated patterning of green and cream. Aeonium x domesticum ‘Variegatum’ won’t survive a frost, so can be grown outdoors in summer, then overwintered in a bright, frost-free spot. It can also be grown as a houseplant.

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For best results grow Aeonium x domesticum ‘Variegatum’ in well-drained soil or containers in a sunny, sheltered position. Water plants sparingly.

How to grow Aeonium 'Variegatum'

  • Plant size

    30cm height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, east facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun
  • Hardiness: Tender
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Take cuttings
Take cuttings

Do not Take cuttings in January

Do not Take cuttings in February

Do Take cuttings in March

Do Take cuttings in April

Do Take cuttings in May

Do Take cuttings in June

Do Take cuttings in July

Do Take cuttings in August

Do not Take cuttings in September

Do not Take cuttings in October

Do not Take cuttings in November

Do not Take cuttings in December

Aeonium 'Variegatum' and wildlife

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

Is Aeonium 'Variegatum' poisonous?

Aeonium 'Variegatum' 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

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