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Echeveria agavoides ‘Maria’

Wax agarve

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Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

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Plant does flower in June

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Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Echeveria agavoides 'Maria'
  • Common name: Wax agarve
  • Family: Crassulaceae
  • Plant Type: Cactus or succulent
Flower colour:

Red

Yellow

Foliage colour:

Green

Echeveria agavoides is an attractive succulent, forming rosettes of triangular, fleshy, evergreen leaves in pale green with red margins. In spring and early summer, red, lantern-shaped flowers with yellow tips appear on tall stems.

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Echeveria agavoides ‘Maria’ is a particularly large cultivar, bearing large, tight rosettes of fleshy, apple-green leaves with pronounced red edges. It’s hardier than other echeverias, and should withstand temperatures down to -10°C.

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For best results grow Echeveria agavoides ‘Maria’ in a well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. It’s perfect for growing in gravel gardens and sunny borders, but is best suited to growing in containers, which you can move indoors in autumn if a severe frost is forecast.

How to grow Echeveria 'Maria'

  • Plant size

    40cm height

    40cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun
  • Hardiness: Half hardy
  • 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 not 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 flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not 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

Echeveria 'Maria' and wildlife

Echeveria 'Maria' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Echeveria 'Maria' poisonous?

Echeveria 'Maria' 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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