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Echeveria × derosa 'Worfield Wonder'

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Characteristics

Plant type

Cactus/Succulent, Conservatory/Greenhouse or Houseplant

Habit

Clump-forming

Resilience

Hardiness

old H1+3 (required heated glass; may be grown outside in summer)

Colour

Flower

Orange, Red and Yellow in Spring and Summer

Foliage

Blue and Green in Autumn, Spring, Summer and Winter

Size

Ultimate height

0.1-0.5 metres

Ultimate spread

0.1-0.5 metres

Time to ultimate height

5-10 years


Preferred common name

echeveria 'Worfield Wonder'

Family

Crassulaceae


Echeveria can be evergreen succulent perennials or subshrubs with rosettes of colourful, fleshy leaves and racemes or panicles of urn-shaped flowers

'Worfield Wonder' is a succulent perennial to 25cm with rosettes of blue-green leaves and profuse orange-red bell-shaped flowers, yellow within

Synonym(s)

  • Echeveria 'Worfield Wonder'

How to grow

Sunlight

  • Full sun

Aspect

  • South-facing, East-facing or North-facing
  • Sheltered

Cultivation

Grow under glass in a standard cactus compost, in bright, filtered light. When in growth water moderately and feed every two or three weeks with a balanced liquid feed. Keep almost dry in the winter. Stand plants outside during the summer months

Soil

  • Well-drained
  • Neutral, Alkaline or Acid
  • Loam or Sand

Propagation

Propagate by stem or leaf cuttings in spring or early summer. Separate offsets in spring

Suggested planting locations and garden types

Low Maintenance or Patio/Container Plants


How to care

Pruning

No pruning required

Pests

May be attacked by mealybugs, vine weevil and aphids

Diseases

Generally disease free