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Echeveria 'Black Prince'

'Black Prince' Echeveria, Black Hens and Chicks


Adding drama, Echeveria 'Black Prince' is an evergreen succulent forming striking rosettes, 3 in. across (7 cm), packed with fleshy, pointed, nearly black leaves which surround a glowing green center. In the fall and winter, it sends up leafy stems topped with remarkable clusters of bright scarlet-red flowers. Slow growing, this very popular Echeveria offsets readily and is a great choice for rock gardens, green roofs or containers.

  • Grows up to 4-10 in. tall and wide (10-25 cm).
  • Easily grown in sandy, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils in sun or partial shade. Water occasionally. Drought tolerant
  • Perfect for rock gardens or containers.
  • Deer resistant
  • Virtually disease free. Watch for mealybugs, vine weevil and aphids
  • Mostly native to Mexico

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Requirements

Hardiness 9 – 12
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 4" – 10" (10cm – 25cm)
Spread 5" – 10" (12cm – 25cm)
Spacing 10" (25cm)
Water Needs Low
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Garden Uses Patio and Containers
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Mediterranean Garden

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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
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 4" – 10" (10cm – 25cm)
Spread 5" – 10" (12cm – 25cm)
Spacing 10" (25cm)
Water Needs Low
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Garden Uses Patio and Containers
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Mediterranean Garden

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