Aeonium decorum 'Cooperi'
Aeonium decorum 'Cooperi' is a succulent shrub with green leaves clustered in rosettes at the tip of the thick branches. It grows up to 10 inches (25 cm) tall. Rosettes grow up to 3 inches (7.5 cm) in diamater. Leaves have bright red-edged when grown in full sun. The leaves are obovate to lanceolate, up to 2 inches (5 cm) long and 0.6 inches (1.5 cm) wide. The inflorescences rise above the foliage, bearing small soft pink flowers.
USDA hardiness zone 10a to 11b: from 30 °F (−1.1 °C) to 50 °F (+10 °C).
How to Grow and Care
If you have the proper growing conditions, Aeoniums will take care of themselves and actually thrive on neglect. Otherwise, your major task will be moving them from hot sun to shade and back again or moving them indoors when the temperature drops too low.
Aeoniums have underdeveloped root systems since they store their water in their leaves and stems. They can produce roots along their stems, which you may notice if the plant gets pot bound or the stems fall and touch the soil. Leggy branches do tend to fall over and snap off from the weight of the rosettes. If this happens, you can repot the broken stem.
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Propagate Aeoniums by stem cuttings, except for unbranched species which die after flowering and are propagated from seed. Take cuttings when the plant is actively growing, usually fall in USDA zones 9 through 11. Aeoniums go dormant in summer; cuttings taken while plants are dormant don't root. Each leaf rosette dies after it blooms.
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This succulent is a cultivar of Aeonium decorum.
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