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.