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.
Information about Echeveria 'Zorro' displayed on this page is based on our research about it conducted in our library and gathered from reliable online sources. We include observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery gardens and in other gardens that we have visited, as well as how the crops have performed in containers in our own nursery field. We will also incorporate comments that we receive from others about this plant when we feel it adds information and particularly welcome hearing from anyone who has any additional cultural recommendations that would aid others in growing it.