Aeonium aureum (also known as Greenovia aurea) is a rare succulent that forms a cluster that looks like a green rose bud.
Aeonium aureum (also known as Greenovia aurea) is a rare succulent species from the Canary Islands. In winter the rosettes tend to spread open into a flat disc like other Aeonium but in summer they tighten up forming a cluster that looks like a green rose bud. Photo: Wikipedia.
Common Name: Green Rose Buds
Family: Crassulaceae (The Stonecrop Family)
Zone Hardiness: 9-11
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Native to Mexico, where they grow in rocky outcroppings on mountain slopes, never allowing the plants to become waterlogged.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Atlantic Islands
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