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Products > Echeveria 'Zorro'
 
Echeveria 'Zorro'
   
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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 information about Echeveria 'Zorro' displayed on this web page is based on research we have conducted in our horticultural library and from reliable online resources. We also will relate observations we have made about it as it grows in our nursery gardens and other gardens visited, as well how our crops have performed in containers in the nursery field. Where appropriate, we will also incorporate comments that we receive from others and we welcome hearing from anyone with additional information, particularly if they can share cultural information that would aid others in growing this plant.

 
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