Aeonium canariense

Giant Velvet Rose

Rosettes of Aeonium canariense can reach diameters of up to 20 centimeters. The flower spike can grow up to 70 centimeters high.

Aeonium canariense

Description

  1. Popular name(s): Giant Velvet Rose, Canary Island Aeonium
  2. Botanical name: Aeonium canariense
  3. Family: Crassulaceae
  4. Origin: Tenerife (Spain, Canary Islands)
  5. Height: The rosettes can reach 20 centimeters in width. The flower spike reaches lengths of up to 70 centimeters.
  6. USDA zone: 12 (50 F/10 °C)

Aeonium canariense

Aeonium canariense

Plant care
  1. Lighting: Full to part sun, tolerates hot summer sun
  2. Soil: Crushed lava gravel, pumice gravel
  3. Watering: Allow to dry between the waterings, avoid waterlogging, water sparingly in winter
  4. Feeding: Liquid fertilizer monthly from spring to late summer
  5. Wintering: Temperate at 50 °F to 59 °F (10 °C to 15 °C)

Categories: Succulents | Crassulaceae |