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Aeonium 'Blushing Beauty'

Aeonium 'Blushing Beauty' is a beautiful succulent. It has glossy green rosettes of spoon-like leaves, tinged with red on top of thick stems. It grows up to 3 ft (~ 91.5 cm) tall and 2 ft (61 cm) wide. If exposed to enough sunlight or drought, the color will become brighter. The plant is native to the Canary Islands and North Africa.


Caring for aeonium


1) Keep temperatures about 20-25°C, aeoniums are summer dormant.


2) Do not expose to intense sunlight to prevent sunburn.


3) Use at least 80% inorganic potting mix that is free draining and porous.


4) Place in bright and airy location with at 1-2 hours of direct sunlight.


5) Use a tall and narrow terracotta pot, it is susceptible to stem and root rot due to excess moisture in the soil


6) Fertilize once every 2 weeks during the active growth period with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted by half.


7) It can be easily propagated by seed or by stem cuttings. Sow seed at 19-24ºC. Take cuttings of rosettes in the actively growing season and keep at 18ºC and barely moist until rooted.


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