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Sedeveria 'Blue Burrito'

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Scientific Name

x Sedeveria 'Blue Burrito'

Scientific Classification

Family: Crassulaceae
Genus: x Sedeveria

Description

x Sedeveria 'Blue Burrito' is an attractive succulent plant that tends to grow in clumps. It has long stems with blue leaves with a pink flush at tips. Leaves have a powdery coating of farina and will turn darker with age.

Hardiness

USDA hardiness zones 9b to 11b: from 25 °F (−3.9 °C) to 45 °F (+7.2 °C).

Sedeveria 'Blue Burrito'

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How to Grow and Care

When growing Sedums, keep in mind that these plants need very little attention or care. They will thrive in conditions that many other plants thrive in, but will do just as well in less hospitable areas. They are ideal for that part of your yard that gets too much sun or too little water to grow anything else. A common name for Sedum is Stonecrop because many gardeners joke that only stones need less care and live longer.

Sedum is easily planted. For shorter varieties, simply laying the plant on the ground where you want it to grow is normally enough to get the plant started there. They will send out roots from wherever the stem is touching the ground and root itself. If you would like to ensure further that the plant will start there, you can add a very thin covering of soil over the plant.

For taller varieties, you can break off one of the stems and push it into the ground where you would like to grow it. The stem will root very easily, and a new plant will be established in a season or two.

Learn more at How to Grow and Care for Sedum.

Origin

x Sedeveria 'Blue Burrito' is a hybrid of Sedum burrito and Echeveria peacockii, also known as Echeveria desmetiana.

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