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Products > Echeveria 'Zorro'
 
Echeveria 'Zorro'
   

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Crassulaceae (Stonecrops)
Origin: Mexico (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Red/Purple Foliage: Yes
Flower Color: Red
Bloomtime: Spring
Parentage: (E. gibbiflora hybrid?)
Height: 1-2 feet
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 25-30 F
Echeveria 'Zorro' A large frilly-type hybrid with rosettes that can reach to 16 inches wide, rising up on sturdy stems topped with contorted leaves that have frilly paler red to pink margins. Leaf color varies through the seasons and ranges from a gray-brown to dark burgundy red with new leaves often paler than mature ones. In winter the 3 foot tall erect inflorescences hold dark pink flowers. Plant in full sun to part shade (colors most vivid with bright light) in a well-drained soil. Water occasionally Hardy to 25-30 F. This plant originated as a seedling at Dick Wright's Nursery in Fallbrook, California but was named by Australian collector Bev Spiller. This large plant should be deheaded, callused and replanted every 3 to 4 years.  This description is based on research and observations of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in our nursery garden and in other gardens that we visit. We also incorporate comments received and appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have any additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Echeveria 'Zorro'.
 
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