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Products > Echeveria secunda 'Blue Mist'
Echeveria secunda 'Blue Mist' - Blue Mist Hens and Chicks

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Crassulaceae (Stonecrops)
Origin: Mexico (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Red & Yellow
Bloomtime: Summer
Synonyms: [E. pumila var. glauca, E. glauca var. pumila]
Height: <1 foot
Width: Clumping
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 15-20 F
Echeveria secunda 'Blue Mist' (Blue Mist Hens and Chicks) - This succulent forms attractive clumps under 6 inches tall with tight rosettes of short chalky whitish gray leaves and in late spring appear flowers on 1 foot tall arching stems. The flowers are fairly large compared to the plant and have red calyces and yellow petals, giving them a bi-colored appearance. A hint of pink on older leaves and leaf margins is evident, primarily in winter. Plant in full sun to light shade in a well-drained soil and irrigate occasionally. This tightly-clustered plant freely produces offsets and in the right situation, it can form a large planting. We originally received this plant in 2012 from Robin Stockwell of Succulent Gardens Nursery in Castroville, California. He selected it as a unique plant from a flat Echeveria secunda that he had received from another nursery and named it 'Blue Mist'. This plant has whiter gray colored leaves that lay flatter in larger rosettes than the typical species we also grow - for more information on it please see our listing of Echeveria secunda The information on this page is based on research conducted in our nursery library and from online sources as well as from observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in the nursery's garden and in other gardens that we have observed it in. We also will incorporate comments received from others and always appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have additional information, particularly if this information is contrary to what we have written or includes additional cultural tips that might aid others in growing Echeveria secunda 'Blue Mist'.