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Aeonium simsii
Scientific Name: Aeonium simsii (Sweet) W.T. Stearn
Synonym: Sempervivum simsii, Sempervivum caespitosum, Aeonium caespitosum, Sempervivum ciliatum
Family: Crassulaceae
Aeonium  simsii
Aeonium simsii at Holly Gate Nursery
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 15-17, 20-24
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 28F (-2C) or a little less for short periods

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Heat Tolerance: Very questionable in Phoenix, avoid direct sun in summer

Sun Exposure: Light shade inland, full sun on the coast

Origin: Canary Islands (Gran Canaria, at the higher elevations)

Growth Habits:

Watering Needs: Infrequent deep watering


At the first look this Aeonium looks like a plant of the genus Sempervivum, in which it was originally included.

Blooming Habits:
Dark yellow flowers in summer.

Fruiting Habits:

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