Echeveria Misty Lilac | Grow and Care Requirements

The echeveria misty lilac succulent, is very unique and beautiful, it’s in the amazing echeveria succulent family that’s very well known in the succulent world.

This succulent has beautiful purple, rosette, triangle shaped leaves that curl up which makes this succulent look so unique. It will also produce beautiful orange/yellow flowers during spring time, these flowers look amazing with the purple color.

The echeveria misty lilac can grow all the way up to 12 inches tall and 18 inches wide. It will most definitely grow larger outdoors than indoors due to the large growing area and natural sunlight. 

You can grow this succulent indoors or outdoors, it’s your choice! This succulent will grow a lot bigger and maybe healthier outdoors, but you can still grow it large and healthy indoors. Just make sure it gets enough sunlight/light when growing indoors.

You can also grow this succulent in any location outdoors, just as long as the weather is warm. This succulent isn’t cold hardy, so don’t even bother to grow it outdoors during the cold winter. Growing in the winter will simply kill this succulent, it won’t last one bit.

Just make sure you bring it indoors during the winter and cold weather. After the weather warms up you can grow it outdoors again! Up to you!

The echeveria misty lilac succulent is very easy to grow and care for. By the end of this article you will know the exact grow and care requirements for growing the echeveria misty lilac succulent healthy and happy. 

Let’s begin!

SOIL FOR ECHEVERIA MISTY LILAC

 

 

This soil is the most perfect soil for the Echeveria Misty lilac. This succulent soil has 2 of the fastest draining ingredients out there sand and perlite. Sand and perlite will protect your Echeveria Misty lilac from root rot. Root rot is known as the #1 most common reason why a succulent will die and it happens a lot.

This soil will help your Echeveria Misty lilac grow healthy, happy, and of course protect it from root rot which is much needed. This soil is also loaded with 60+ minerals and nutrients from seaweed fertilizer. Your Echeveria Misty lilac will grow bigger, faster, and stronger in this soil because it will be absorbing many nutrients from the seaweed in the soil. 

This is amazing soil for your Echeveria Misty lilac and you should definitely consider it when growing this succulent. Your Echeveria Misty lilac will just simply love it and will grow super healthy, faster, bigger, and happier when grown in this soil.

 

 

WATERING

You should water your echeveria misty lilac succulent once a week and once a week only. This is the perfect amount of watering for growing this succulent healthy and happy.

Do not overwater this succulent, if you overwater this succulent then root rot will grow and attack the roots of the succulent. Overwatering will cause that mold and bacteria to appear, then that mold and bacteria will attack the roots immediately.

This is why you should not overwater this succulent. Many beginners overwater succulents, they think they need a lot of water. They don’t. Once a week and once a week only will prevent root rot, and of course grow this succulent healthy and happy. 

Also be on the lookout for underwatering issues, those issues will be dry/wrinkled leaves. If your echeveria misty lilac succulent has dry/wrinkled leaves then dig your finger into the soil. If the soil feels very dry then go ahead and water your echeveria misty lilac succulent.

You should also keep track of the exact last time you watered your echeveria misty lilac succulent. If a watering issue does occur then you will know what’s going on and what to do next to treat or save your echeveria misty lilac succulent.

POT FOR ECHEVERIA MISTY LILAC

It's important to use a succulent pot with a drainage hole. This will allow the excess water to drain out of the bottom of the drainage hole, keeping the soil dry and preventing overwatering and root rot. It's very important that your succulent pot has a drainage hole, most experience succulent growers know that having a succulent pot with a drainage hole is a must when growing any succulent. If your succulent pot doesn't have a drainage hole no problem! Check out our article on how to grow succulents in pots without drainage holes.

 

 

LIGHT

You should give your echeveria misty lilac succulent 6 hours of sunlight every single day. This is the perfect amount of sunlight/light for growing this succulent healthy and happy.

This succulent will need sunlight if you want it to produce its beautiful colors. If it doesn't get enough sunlight/light then it will look pale and not look beautiful like it’s supposed to. 

Make sure that you don’t give this succulent too much sun, too much sun will give this succulent a sunburn and will also burn the leaves. This isn’t good and it will also cause health issues in the future. Make sure to give it some partial shade so it can take a break from the sun.

When growing indoors you must make sure that this succulent is getting 6 hours of sunlight. 1 common problem when growing succulents indoors is the process of etiolation occurring. Etiolation happens when a succulent isn’t getting enough sunlight.

It will begin to stretch or grow tall, and it’s doing this because it’s trying to find any source of light it can find. It’s craving sunlight/light so it will do anything it can to get that sunlight/light.

You should move it to another spot immediately, a spot that gets a good amount of sunlight. If you don’t stop etiolation then the succulent will continue to stretch and possibly snap in half and die.

This is why 6 hours of sunlight/light each and everyday is the perfect amount for growing this succulent healthy and happy. 

Most Common Growing Problems:

Overwatering:

To prevent overwatering, make sure to keep track of when was the last time you watered your echeveria misty lilac succulent. If your echeveria misty lilac succulent looks like it is rotting, or looks sad/unhealthy then root rot may have appeared. Root rot happens when you overwater, and you must take action immediately.

For more information on root rot and how to prevent and get rid of it, visit our article.

Lack Of Sunlight:

Make sure your echeveria misty lilac succulent gets enough sunlight, at least 6 hours per day. Lack of sunlight will make your echeveria misty lilac succulent look pale, and not green. Lack of sunlight will also make your echeveria misty lilac succulent grow slower than usual.

Under watering:

Make sure your echeveria misty lilac succulent plant gets enough water. If your echeveria misty lilac succulent looks dry, or its leaves are wrinkled then it is under watered for sure. Dry/wrinkled leaves are common signs of an underwatered succulents and you must water it asap. 

That’s it!

The echeveria misty lilac succulent is so beautiful, unique, popular, and just simply amazing! It is a great succulent and every single succulent lover should grow this succulent!

With its amazing colors and unique shape, this succulent will make such an amazing indoor or outdoor garden decoration! Definitely give this succulent a try and move it in to your succulent garden!

The echeveria misty lilac succulent is very easy to grow and care for. Indoors or outdoors you now know all the requirements to do so! Best of luck growing this succulent known as the echeveria misty lilac succulent.

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