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Peacock Echeveria
Scientific Name: Echeveria peacockii Baker
Synonym: Echeveria desmetiana, Echeveria subsessilis, Cotyledon peacockii
Family: Crassulaceae
Peacock Echeveria (Echeveria  peacockii)
Echeveria desmetiana at Kuentz Nursery in early June
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8,9,12-24
USDA: 9b-11

Heat Tolerance: Light shade in Phoenix in summer

Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun

Origin: Mexico (Puebla)

Growth Habits: Clumping rosettes, 6 inches in diameter (15 cm)

Watering Needs: Plenty of water in spring and summer, little or none in winter. Needs good drainage

Propagation: Seeds

The leaves are 2-3 inches long (5-7 cm), 0.8-1.2 inches wide (2-3 cm).

Echeveria subsessilis at Holly Gate Cactus Nursery

Blooming Habits:
Red flowers on a 5 inches long stem (12 cm) in spring and summer.

Fruiting Habits:

Germinate at 70F (21C) in 10-18 days, transplant after 2 months.

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