Aeonium arboreum

Native to the Canary Islands, this succulent has deep burgurdy rosettes of leaves when exposed to full sunlight. It produces a pyramid-shaped flower panicle of bright yellow flowers in the spring. It is an excellent choice for any garden, as this plant is not fussy about soil quality and requires minimal attention or watering. It will produce its maximum burgundy colour and flowers in full sun, but will do well in partial shade also.

Common Names: Schwartzkopf, Irish Rose

Height: Grows to about 1m tall.

Light: Will produce maximum dark burgundy colour in full sun or green foliage in shade.

Water: Water during the summer and spring, making sure it has good drainage. Reduce water in the winter as excess water can damage the plant.

Flowers: Produces bright yellow flowers in the springtime.

Propagation: From stem cuttings during spring-autumn.

Care: Keep in either a pot, planter or garden bed, in good quality, well-draining soil. Very low-maintenance plant in suitable growing conditions.