echeveria?

kjtessanne(8 Bryan, TX)November 10, 2005

I wasn't sure if this was an ech or another succulent. Whatever it is, I thought it was cute enough to take home! I love the pink coloring.

Kim

Here is a link that might be useful: succulent

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greenlarry(UK 8/9)

Actually it looks like a Sempervivum with those serrated leaf edges.

    Bookmark   November 10, 2005 at 2:23PM
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kjtessanne(8 Bryan, TX)

Hmmm....yes the leaf edges made me wonder too. However, this guy has a stalk and I have never seen semps with a stalk...they always seem to stay low to the ground. Not sure though...

Kim

    Bookmark   November 10, 2005 at 2:34PM
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karen715(z5 IL)

It looks more like an Aeonium to me.

    Bookmark   November 10, 2005 at 2:41PM
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paracelsus

I agree the Aeonium idea because of the leaf edges. That is characteristic of many Aeoniums but not Echeveria. The plant is young and hard to identify correctly, but the deep coloring makes me think of A. aboreum 'atropurpurea' or a related hybrid. It will grow fast and large given enough light.

    Bookmark   November 10, 2005 at 2:57PM
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Ohio_Green_Thumb(Zone 5b NW Ohio)

I say Aeonium too, but which one I can't guess. ~ Amy

    Bookmark   November 10, 2005 at 5:17PM
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rosemariero(Z9 SW SUNDiegoCA)

I think Aeonium decorum or Aeonium percarneum (a variegate of one).

~Rosemarie

    Bookmark   November 10, 2005 at 5:47PM
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kjtessanne(8 Bryan, TX)

Thanks everyone. The decorum looks pretty close. Maybe it just needs to grow a bit. I'll give it a tentative label.

Thanks, Kim

    Bookmark   November 11, 2005 at 9:48AM
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sjv78736(austin texas)

what a little lovely!

    Bookmark   November 11, 2005 at 9:08PM
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pirate_girl(Zone7 NYC)

I too was gonna say Aeonium, even before I saw anyone's comments. I thought it from the toothy leaf edges, but also the form of the rosette. Don't know the name, but I have a couple that look like this, don't have great IDs for them, but it's beeen suggested mine are either A. Kiwi or A. Sunset. Mine grow year round (in NYC apmt, western exposure), sturdy & unfussy plant.

Am wondering if your wants to be a variegate, or if the center is lighter color 'cause it's new growth.

There's something abt the form of Aeoniums rosettes that I just love, absolutely adore them.

Yours is lovely & looks healthy & happy -- enjoy!

    Bookmark   November 12, 2005 at 7:59PM
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