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Echeveria lilacina
Common Name: Mexican Hen and Chicks, Ghost Echeveria Family: Crassulaceae (The Crassula Family)

Echeveria lilacina is a medium-sized, slow-growing species forming a flat rosette with a "rosebud" shape. The leaves are spoon shaped with a fine point and silvery-grey almost white with a pearlescent blue hue. They may take a delicate blush of lilac or purple in full sun. The pale pink to pale orange or coral red blooms are very showy, and emerge on reddish, arching, relative short stems.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Americas - North America

Native Habitat:
Native to Mexico, where they grow in rocky outcroppings on mountain slopes, never allowing the plants to become waterlogged.

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom ColourRed
TypeTender Secondary Bloom ColourOrange
Height4-8" Bloom TimeLate Winter - Early Spring
Spread4-8" FragranceNo
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun Foliage ColourBluish Green
Soil MoistureDry Drought Tolerant Stem Colour
Hardiness9-11 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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