Echeveria Giant Blue is a tender perennial succulent native to Mexico and Central America. This variety has thin, ruffled grey-blue leaves outlined in pink, forming rosettes 6-8" tall and 8-10" wide. Pink flowers bloom atop blue-green stalks in summer. Perennial and evergreen in zone 10, this plant flourishes as a houseplant or can overwinter in a sunny window in colder climates. Echeveria is low-maintenance, requiring occasional water and full sun with afternoon shade or bright, indirect light to succeed. Add this plant's unique foliage to a container or houseplant collection.
Echeveria Giant Blue Selling Tips
Sell Echeveria Giant Blue to customers looking for a low-maintenance succulent to give to a friend or add to a container or houseplant collection. Customers will love this plant's pink-edged, grey-blue, ruffled rosettes. Echeveria flourishes indoors or outside in zone 10, in full sun with afternoon shade or in bright, indirect light. Overwinter containers inside or grow as a houseplant in a sunny window. Create an attractive succulent garden by growing Echeveria alongside Sempervivum, Blue Fescue, Sedum, Kalanchoe, and Delosperma.
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1. Space plants 10-12" apart in a medium of peat, sand, and perlite, like a typical cactus or succulent mixture.
2. Water thoroughly when the soil is dry. Underwatering is okay while overwatering can lead to root rot.
3. You may need to try a few different lighting locations indoors, but gradually expose this plant to increased light to prevent leaf drops or burning. Direct sunlight in the afternoon can burn leaves. This plant grows best in indirect light or 5-6 hours of full sun in the morning with afternoon shade.
General Growing Tips For Your Rooted Cutting Liner
For best results with Echeveria Giant Blue, plant one rooted liner per 4-inch container or three per gallon container. Use a well-drained mix of peat, sand, and perlite with a pH of 5.6-6.0, EC of 0.6-0.8, temperatures of 72-85 daytime and 60-75 nighttime, and light feed (75-125 ppm N). Water minimally and provide light between 5,000-7,500 fc. This plant isn't prone to disease, but overwatering can lead to root rot. This plant doesn't require pinching or PGRs. You may see aphids, mealybugs, and spider mites.
Pink flowers bloom on tall stems in summer.
This plant doesn't require pinching.
Space containers for adequate airflow and sunlight penetration around the soil level of each plant.
This plant doesn't need PGRs.
You may see aphids, mealybugs, and spider mites.
This plant isn't prone to disease, but overwatering can lead to root rot. Water when the soil is dry.
Planting Echeveria Giant Blue Liners
We recommend planting one rooted liner per 4-inch container or three per gallon container. Use a well-drained succulent soil made from peat, sand, and perlite. Completely bury the ellepot in the center or evenly spaced in the container.
Rooted Cuttings Cuttings vary in size between different plant families. These rooted starter plants will arrive ready to be transplanted in to your final container. If they are to be used in a landscape application, you will need to establish them in a 4 inch pot or an 1801 before planting outside.
Echeveria Giant Blue Quick Reference Guide
|4 Inch crop time||7-9 Weeks|
|10 Inch crop time||8-10 Weeks|
|Light||Bright Indirect/Filtered, Partial Sun|
|Perennial Zone||Zones 10|