Echeveria Blue Sky
(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch 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).
Echeveria Blue Sky belongs to the Crassulaceae family and is native to Central America and Mexico. Offering a dormancy of winters, this evergreen succulent is saucer-shaped and forms tight rosettes of blue-green leaves. The plant can grow up to 4 to 6 inches tall.
Blue Sky Echeveria is not just an eye-pleasing plant but is also a quick growing succulent. It does not just grow at a fast pace, but also multiplies rapidly!
An elegant choice for green roofs and containers, Echeveria blue sky blooms in the spring with small orange and yellow colored flowers.
Watering and Feeding
Throughout spring and summer, water the plant only once or twice a week. Minimise the water requirement to once every three weeks during the winter. Use a mild fertilizer once a month in spring and summer stop feeding it before the fall.
Whether you purchase or prepare the soil mix on your own, ensure it has plenty of aeration. An ideal mixture is one with 50% to 70% of grit like sand or perlite will ensure the best Echeveria blue sky care.
This succulent prefers a warm climate and hence, has a frost tolerance of -3.9° C. The plant can survive and grow well in the hardiness zone of between 9b to 11b.
Echeveria Blue Sky needs 4 to 6 hours of direct sun. If you plant it in a place with poor sun, you can use a grow light to help it bloom.
While you can easily propagate the Blue sky echeveria from leaf cuttings, it may turn out better with seeds or stem cuttings.
Known for its easy-to-go nature, Echeveria Blue Sky succulent grows beautifully both outdoors and indoors.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Blue sky echeveria|
|Frost Tolerance||20 F|
|Growth Rate||Fast growth|
|Height||30 cm (12″)|
|Scientific Name||Echeveria Blue Sky|
|Sun Exposure||Full to partial sun|