Scientific name - Echeveria pulvinata
Popular names - Plush plant.
Distribution and Habitat - originated in southern Mexico.
Description - succulent perennial. Short stem with a rosette of leaves at the base. The leaves are 5-7.5 cm long, obovata-spatulate, concave, tomentoase. Blossom side, 20-30 cm long, flowers campanulata, yellow-orange, 5 SEPA, 5 petals, 10 stamens.
Tolerances - drought. Minimum temperatures 5.10 ͦ C.
Requirements - exhibitions sunny or partially shaded. The soil should be composed of 2 parts sand, 1 part clay, 1 part peat moss. It needs abundant watering, but let the soil dry between watering.
Management - do not require fertilization.
Propagation - by seeds.
The leaf or stem cuttings. Leaf cuttings canbe taken throughout the year, the leaf is inserted into the ground and the little squirt. The new plant will appear after 4-8 weeks.
Cultivars and varieties - 'Ruby' tomentoase fine leaves, red.
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