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Pachyveria 'Bill Baker'
   
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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: Orange Red
Bloomtime: Spring/Summer
Parentage: (Pachyphytum oviferum x Echeveria lauii) )
Height: <1 foot
Width: <1 foot
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
x Pachyveria 'Bill Baker' - A beautiful succulent with 4 to 6 inch wide rosettes of short fat gray succulent leaves. Plant in full coastal sun to light shade in a well drained soil and give occasional to infrequent irrigation. Hardiness is not known other than the ability of this plant to survive a light frost with temperatures right at freezing. We have not tried this plant in the ground but it makes a beautiful potted specimen. It is an intergeneric hybrid that resulted from crossing the Moonstone plant, Pachyphytum oviferum with Echeveria laui, a beautiful species with fat bluish white leaves from Oaxaca. We got this beautiful little succulent from aloe hybridizer John Bleck who got it from the late Bill Baker, who may have performed the cross. Unfortunately we cannot ask him - RIP Bill Baker!  The information on this page is based on research conducted about this plant in our library and from reliable online sources. We also take into consideration observations of this plant in our nursery crops, as well as of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens we visit. We also will incorporate comments that we receive from others and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if it includes cultural information that would aid others in growing Pachyveria 'Bill Baker'.
 
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