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Echeveria colorata f. lindsayana

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  • Botanical name: Echeveria colorata f. lindsayana
  • Family: Crassulaceae
  • Plant Type: Cactus or succulent
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Blue​/​Green

Echeveria colorata f. lindsayana is a highly ornamental succulent, forming tight rosettes of blue, fleshy leaves with pretty pink tips. Gorgeous pink flowers appear on arching stems from mid-summer to autumn.

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For best results grow plants 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 colorata

  • Plant size

    40cm height

    30cm 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 not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Echeveria colorata and wildlife

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

Is Echeveria colorata poisonous?

Echeveria colorata 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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