Echeveria Imbricata 'Blue Rose' is a very common and popular echeveria. It has large blue flat rosette leaves its leaves are also pink around the edges. The rosettes will grow to be 10" wide and it's a fairly fast growing succulent. The leaves also have a powdery coating called farina on them, this is known to protect this succulent from sun damage. It will form bright pink edges around the leaves as long as this succulent gets plenty of full sun. This succulent will also grow beautiful red and yellow flowers in the spring. This is a great succulent for rock gardens or succulent arrangements.
Included in Purchase: You will receive 1 (2 inch) Echeveria Imbricata 'Blue Rose' succulent. This succulent will be shipped bare rooted without planting pots. Free shipping 1-3 days is included in every single order.
Can be Grown Indoors or Outdoors
Sunlight: Full sun, partial shade
Hardiness Zone: Zone 9a (Minimum 20° F | -6.7° C)
Primary Colors: Blue, blue-green
Secondary Colors: Pink
Maximum Height: 3"
Maximum Rosette Size: Over 8"
Not Cold Hardy
Propagation: Leaves, cuttings, offsets
Echeveria Imbricata 'Blue Rose' Care
Echeveria Imbricata 'Blue Rose' will need a good amount of full sun so it can avoid etiolation and so it can produce its beautiful bright colors. At least 6 hours of sunlight every single day is the ideal amount for healthy and happy growth. Be sure to also give it some partial shade so it can take a break from the sun and avoid sun damage.
Echeveria Imbricata 'Blue Rose' isn't cold hardy and growing it in under 30 degree weather will harm or kill the succulent. Freezing temperatures or frost will harm or kill this succulent, so make sure to move and grow it indoors if you live in an area that gets below 30 degrees.
Fast/well draining succulent soil is much needed when growing the Echeveria Imbricata 'Blue Rose'. Fast/well draining succulent soil will simply keep the soil dry, preventing overwatering and then later preventing root rot. Root rot will kill a succulent easily all because fast/well draining succulent soil prevents overwatering. It's also best to grow this succulent in a succulent pot with a drainage hole. This will also allow proper drainage and will prevent overwatering and later on root rot.
Water the Echeveria Imbricata 'Blue Rose' 1-2 days a week or when the soil feels or looks very dry. Be sure to keep track of the exact last time you watered this succulent. Be on the lookout for under watering signs/symptoms which are dry/wrinkled leaves. Also watch out for overwatering symptoms which are mushy/moldy leaves. This succulent doesn't need or want too much water so make sure you don't overwater it.
It's also very important that you avoid getting water on its leaves. If water gets on its leaves then there's a chance that fungus will grow. That fungus will make the leaves fall off into the soil, if this happens then it will attract succulent pests such as mealybugs.
Echeveria Imbricata 'Blue Rose' Propagation
The Echeveria Imbricata 'Blue Rose' can be propagated by stem cuttings, leaves, or by offsets. All you need to do first is use clippers and cut them leaves or cuttings. After cuttings the leaves or cuttings you must make sure that they form a callus. Let the leaves or cuttings sit out for 2-4 days or until they callus. If they don't form a callus then they won't root. After a callus does form then go ahead and plant the cuttings or leaves in fast/well draining succulent soil. Water 1-3 days a week and then grow in full shade and move to full sun in 1 week. For more information on propagating succulents please check out our article.
All succulents will be shipped bare rooted without planting pots. This is a very safe and new way to ship live succulent plants without damaging them. They will be laying down secured in a tight box with tissue paper, paper towels, and some bubble wrap for sale travels. If you would like to receive the succulents with the pots and soil please leave us a message at checkout.
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