Graptoveria 'Fred Ives'

This succulent is a hybrid between Graptopetalum paraguayense and Echeveria gibbiflora. It has striking grey-purple coloured, fleshy leaves growing in a rosette on a stem. It is a popular groundcover plant in rockeries and water-wise gardens.

Common Names: Fred Ives

Height: Grows to about 30cm tall.

Light: Full sun to partial shade

Water: Requires well-drained soil, and only moderate watering. The soil should be allowed to dry between watering, rather than kept perpetually damp.

Flowers: Produces a yellow flowers in spring.

Propagation: By removing and replanting offsets, leaves or stem cuttings.

Care: Very low-maintenance plant in suitable growing conditions. Keep in well-draining soil, and protect from frosty conditions.