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Baby Echeveria, Painted lady
Scientific Name: Echeveria derenbergii JA.Purpus
Synonym:
Family: Crassulaceae
Baby Echeveria, Painted lady (Echeveria  derenbergii)
Echeveria derenbergii at Kuentz Nursery in early June
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8,9,12-24
USDA: 9-11

Heat Tolerance: Questionable in July and August in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Southwestern Mexico (Oaxaca)

Growth Habits: Clumping succulent rosettes, 2 inches in diameter (5 cm)

Watering Needs: Needs moderate watering in summer, enough water in winter to keep the potting medium slightly moist.

Propagation: Leaf cuttings, offsets


Echeveria derenbergii is a good houseplant for a sunny windowsill.

Baby Echeveria, Painted lady (Echeveria  derenbergii)

Baby Echeveria, Painted lady (Echeveria  derenbergii)

Cultural Practices:
This Echeveria tends to lose the rosette bottom leaves in winter. It is advantageous to cut the rosette every other spring and restart it as a cutting.

Blooming Habits:
Echeveria derenbergii blooms freely in summer with bell-shaped, bicolor red and yellow flowers, the red being outside and the yellow inside.

Fruiting Habits:

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