Greenovia is a small genus very closely related to Aeonium. Greenovias are native from the Canary Islands where they grow in the hills between 500 and 7500 feet elevation (150 to 2300 m). They grow on dry volcanic slopes, sometimes in the shade. Their leaves form succulent rosettes that close during periods of drought. They occasionally have a short stem.

The greenovias bloom in the spring. They have yellow flowers and most species die after blooming.

Propagation is by seeds, offset for the plants that produce them, or leaf cuttings that are supposed to be tricky.

Species and varieties
Greenovia aurea (Green Rose Buds)

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