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Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg'

'Perle von Nurnberg' Echeveria, Echeveria 'Perle von Nürnberg'


Among the most popular Echeverias with florists, 'Perle von Nurnberg' is a small evergreen succulent of breathtaking beauty. It forms a solitary rosette of fleshy, rounded, pointed, pastel gray leaves adorned with purplish-pink highlights. The nicely overlapping leaves are delicately dusted with a fine white powder (pruinose), which adds to the plant's appeal. Over time, the rosette grows up on a slender stem. This variety is one of the most prolific echeverias, often sending up 5 or 6 flowering spikes of coral pink flowers per year. 'Perle von Nurnberg' is highly valued in floral arrangements, wedding bouquets or containers.

  • Winner of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society
  • Grows up to 8-10 in. tall (20-25 cm) and 6-8 in. wide (15-20 cm).
  • Easily grown in sandy, well-drained soils in sun or partial shade. Best color is obtained in full sun. Indoors, provide bright light. Once established, needs only occasional water during the hot season. Keep almost dry in the winter. Rejuvenate every 3-4 years in early spring by clipping and re-rooting rosettes.
  • Perfect for containers where spectacular floral arrangements can be created, wedding bouquets.
  • Virtually disease free. Watch for mealybugs, vine weevil and aphids
  • Propagate by stem or leaf cuttings in spring or early summer. Separate offsets in spring
  • Native to Mexico

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Requirements

Hardiness 9 – 12
Heat Zones 1 – 12
Climate Zones 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Cactus - Succulents
Plant Family Echeveria
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 8" – 10" (20cm – 25cm)
Spread 6" – 8" (15cm – 20cm)
Water Needs Low
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Garden Uses Patio and Containers

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 9 – 12
Heat Zones 1 – 12
Climate Zones 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Cactus - Succulents
Plant Family Echeveria
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 8" – 10" (20cm – 25cm)
Spread 6" – 8" (15cm – 20cm)
Water Needs Low
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Garden Uses Patio and Containers

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