Echeveria ‘Preta’ forms a medium sized rosette of incredible, jet-black leaves with bright green centres that seem to glow in contrast.
‘Preta’ forms a medium sized rosette of incredible, jet-black leaves with bright green centres that seem to glow in contrast. The habit is similar to 'Black Prince' just much darker. Echeveria are "temperennial" succulents mainly from Mexico but also occuring in adjacent countries. There are over 150 different species and countless fantastic cultivars. Keep above freezing in winter. As a houseplant keep cool, bright and dry in winter.
Common Name: Mexican Hen & Chicks
Family: Crassulaceae (The Stonecrop Family)
Zone Hardiness: 9-11
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Red
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant, Average
Stem Colour: Burgundy
Benefits: Bees, Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Regions with severe winter droughts and high summer rainfall.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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