Blue Rose Echeveria


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What is Blue Rose Echeveria

Blue Rose Echeveria, scientifically known as Echeveria ‘Imbricata’, is a cherished succulent for its attractive rosette formation and ease of care. This plant is a historic hybrid, a cross between Echeveria glauca and Echeveria metallica, making it one of the oldest documented Echeveria hybrids​​. It thrives in USDA hardiness zones 9a to 11b, which are regions where the temperature ranges from 20 °F (−6.7 °C) to 50 °F (+10 °C)​​.

Blue Rose Echeveria prefers warm conditions and does well in hot climates but is sensitive to cold and cannot withstand temperatures below 20° Fahrenheit​​. In milder climates, they can be grown outdoors in beds, but in areas with regular drops in temperature below this threshold, they should be cultivated indoors​​. They are adaptable plants that can tolerate light frost, but they must be protected from hard freezes​​.

Echeverias, in general, require a few basic care considerations. They should not be waterlogged as sitting water in the rosette can cause rot or fungal diseases​​. They are suited for a variety of uses such as rock and succulent gardens, container gardens, and can even serve as indoor houseplants due to their low maintenance needs and drought tolerance​​. For proper growth, they need at least 4-6 hours of bright light per day, and they can be grown as houseplants in regions outside the specified USDA zones​​.

For individuals in the United States, especially within the USDA zones 9 through 11, the Blue Rose Echeveria makes for an excellent, low-maintenance addition to the garden. Its beautiful rosette and powder-covered leaves that protect from sun damage, coupled with its ability to be grown indoors, make it a versatile choice for succulent enthusiasts.

Blue Rose Echeveria Key Details

Characteristic Details
Size Height under 3″, rosette over 8″ wide​​
Primary Color Soft blue-green leaves​​​​
Secondary Color Edges blush pastel pink in bright sunlight​​
Cold Hardiness Zone 10 (30F)​​
Light Requirement Prefers bright indoor light, tolerates filtered/partial sun​​​​
Growth Habit/Shape Rosette shape
Special Features Produces lots of offsets, easy to propagate, pet safe​​


20-25CM 1POT


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