Plant FinderPlant Finder Graphic
Echeveria agavoides (photo courtesy of Laura Dunkin-Hubby)
Echeveria agavoides (photo courtesy of Laura Dunkin-Hubby)

Click to Enlarge

Zone
Zones 8, 9, 12-25, 27
Full SunPartial Sun
Full, Partial

Echeveria agavoides

Crassulaceae
Cacti and succulents

ECHEVERIA

Mexican natives that form rosettes of fleshy green or gray-green leaves, often marked with deeper colors. Long, slender, sometimes branched clusters of bell-shaped, nodding flowers, usually pink, red, or yellow. Good in rock gardens. Those that grow in desert Zone 12 need a cool spot, partial shade. Those suitable for low desert—Zone 13—need extra attention. Some types make good houseplants.

Echeveria agavoides

This echeveria’s rosettes are 6–8 in. across. Stiff, fleshy, sharp-pointed leaves are smooth and bright green, marked deep reddish brown at tips and edges. Flower stalks reach 1 1/2 ft., bearing small red-and-yellow blooms.

You Might Also Like...

Citrus, Lemon ‘Variegated Pink’ (‘Pink Lemonade’)

Sport of ‘Eureka’ with green-and-white leaves and green stripes on immature fruit; everbea...

Citrus, Sweet Orange

The commercial oranges of the West are typified by ‘Washington’ navel and ‘Valencia&...

Citrus, Grapefruit ‘Dwarf Redblush’

Trees grow to 10–12 ft. tall with large, glossy green leaves and large (5-in.), sweet-tart, yell...

Find Your Sunset Climate Zone

Find Your Sunset Climate Zone

View Maps Learn More

Advertisement