Aeonium canariense

Canary Island Aeonium, Aeonium giganteum, Velvet Rose

The fleshy rosettes of these evergreen succulents form living sculptures of bright green, bluish green, or purple. Clusters of yellow, pink, or white flowers bloom in spring or summer. Grow them in rock gardens, or display in patio containers or a sunny spot indoors. They tolerate light frost but require good drainage. Start new plants from cuttings.
Aeonium canariense, Canary Island Aeonium, Aeonium giganteum, Velvet Rose
The velvety fuzz of this succulent gives it its common name. Free-standing, unbranched stems are graced by a profusion of yellow blooms and pale green leaves to 12-inches long.

Attributes - Aeonium canariense

Plant Type: Succulent

Bloom Season: Early Spring through Late Spring

Flower Color: Yellow

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 10 in. to 1 ft. 2 in.

Width: 2 ft. 6 in.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 9, 10, 11

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Container Plants, Drought Tolerant.

Related Plants

Aeonium arboreum 'Atropurpureum', Aeonium arboreum 'Zwartkopf', Aeonium decorum 'Sunburst', Aeonium x floribundum, Aeonium smithii, Aeonium undulatum
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