Echeveria affinis

Commonly known as the Black Knight, this stunning Echeveria has fleshy pointed leaves that are an emerald green to dark chocolate colour. They are hardy and drought-tolerant, requiring well-draining soil and plenty of sunlight. Their striking colour look best against a backdrop of light-coloured pebbles in gardens, or in a pot. They produce flowers during spring to autumn.

Common Names: Black Knight, Hen and chicks

Height: Grows to about 30cm tall.

Light: Will produce maximum dark chocolate 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 spring-autumn months.

Propagation: From stem cuttings or leaf 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.


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