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Products > Echeveria gibbiflora 'Alpha 105'
 
Echeveria gibbiflora 'Alpha 105'
 
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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 & Yellow
Bloomtime: Fall/Winter
Height: 1-2 feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Echeveria gibbiflora 'Alpha 105' - A large clustering Echeveria that produces foot wide rosettes on stout stems 12 to 18 inches long with spoon-shaped gray leaves that are broad near the tips and narrowed at the base and rounded with undulated margins having wart like bumps, often referred to as carunculated, on the upper surface and near the leaf margins. In fall through winter this species will often form a tall branching inflorescence holding bell-shaped reddish flowers that are yellow on the inside. Plant in full coastal sun to light shade in a well-drained soil and irrigate occasionally brighter light brings out the gray and purples in the foliage. Cultivars of this species are usually hardy down to around 25 F. Trim older lower leaves as they senesce and cut and reroot foliage heads when stems become too top heavy but keep rooted lower stems as they usually resprout new growth. This cultivar came to us with this name from EuroAmerican Propagators as part of their Celestial Gems Series and also frilly leafed Echeveria gibbiflora 'Ursa Minor' from this same series. Aside from the EuroAmerican Propagators catalog, we have found no other information on either of these plants, so do not know who first introduced them or if these names are valid, but they are very nice looking. For more information about this species see our listing for Echeveria gibbiflora. Images on this page courtesy of EuroAmercian Propagators.  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 gibbiflora 'Alpha 105'.
 
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