Aeonium Gomerense Pink Tipped Pinwheel
(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
Aeonium Gomerense bears the common name “Pink Tipped Pinwheel”. A native of Yemen, this summer-dormant succulent has a slow growth rate. Belonging to the Crassulaceae family, Aeonium Gomerense is characterized by small rosettes formed by its thick fleshy green leaves. The plant usually grows to a height of 2 to 3 feet. It loves partial shade compared to full sun exposure and is a drought-tolerant tender succulent.
This gorgeous succulent has a slow growth rate.
The blooming season is late spring when tiny starry-shaped pale yellow flowers with pink tips appear.
Watering and Feeding
Aeonium gomerense requires infrequent watering, or else there are risks of rotting. Deep watering is recommended so that it can drain off easily. Ensure the soil is fully dry between watering.
Pink tipped pinwheels demand good drainage soil. The best soil mix should contain about 50% coarse sand or pumice.
The hardiness zone of this succulent is between 9 and 11, with a frost tolerance level up to -1° C (30.2° F). Avoid the frost when planting outdoors.
Aeonium gomerense requires partial shade for healthy growth, especially during summers when too much sun exposure can harm the plant.
It is easy to propagate this variety of Aeonium from leaf rosettes and stem cuttings. The right time to plant it is between April and June.
Aeonium Gomerense “Pink Tipped Pinwheel” is unique and, therefore, a deserving addition to your succulent garden. Ideal for gifting to family and friends too!
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Late spring|
|Common Name||Pink tipped pinwheel|
|Flower||Pale yellow w/ pink|
|Scientific Name||Aeonium gomerense|
|Sun Exposure||Partial shade|