Topsy Turvy Echeveria is an award winning succulent with thick powdery blue gray leaves. It grows in a rosette shape, meaning it has no stems. The fast growing evergreen plant is easy to propagate and will produce offshoots easily forming a dense carpet of rosettes in no time. The plant also produces orange and yellow flowers in the fall. Consider growing these in rock gardens, groundcovers, on green roofs or in garden planters. Perfect for Mediterranean style gardens! These plants are also deer resistant & disease free.
Growing Topsy Turvy Echeveria
This plant was the winner of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society. The rosettes grow up to 8-12 inches tall and wide. Plant these in sandy or well drained soil. Even though the plant is drought tolerant, you can water occasionally as long as you allow the plant to completely dry out before watering. And never water when dormant.
These require partial to full sunlight, or at least 5 hours a day of direct light. You can grow these indoors during winter months as long as the plants still get enough light. In the spring, the plants grows offsets. You may separate those small rosettes to create new plants. Native to Mexico.
Topsy Turvy Echeveria Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 9-11|
|Foliage Color(s): Green, Blue-Gray|
|Exposure: Full Sun|
|Height: 8-12 Inches|
|Spread: 8-12 Inches|
|Soil Type: Porous, Rocky, Sandy|
|Drought Tolerant: Yes|
|Other Uses: Rock & Container Gardens|
|Scientific Name: Echeveria runyonii 'Topsy Turvy'|
|Common Name: Topsy Turvy Echeveria|
|Other Name(s): Mexican Hen & Chicks|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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