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Echeveria elegans

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Hardy evergreen succulent perennial
Form: Rosette shaped, with fleshy grey-green leaves
Flower: lantern-shaped, pink with yellow tips in late winter and spring
Plant size: Height, 10cm; Width, 10-50cm
Needs: well-drained gritty loam, full sun
Suitable for: rock gardens, and containers
Pot Size: 8cm

Echeveria elegans | London, NW9
Pot SizeTotal Price
0.35 litres
0.1 litres

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Plant Finder: about Echeveria elegans

Common names

Mexican snowball, White Mexican rose, Mexican gem


Echeveria elegans (Mexican snowball). This is a low spreading perennial succulent with a basal rosette form. The leaves are a pale blue-green. The flowers are produced in cymes of yellow-orange and tipped with pink, the flower stalks will appears in the summer.


They are frost tender, min 5-7C, and will need a sunny position with good ventilation and very well drained soil.

Interest and use

Indoors, greenhouse, rock garden

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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilGritty
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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