Echeveria Lola
Echeveria Lola
Echeveria Lola
Echeveria Lola
Echeveria Lola
Echeveria Lola
Echeveria Lola
Echeveria Lola
Echeveria Lola
Echeveria Lola
Echeveria Lola
Echeveria Lola
Echeveria Lola
Echeveria Lola

Calling all green thumbs! Are you tired of the same old plants in your collection? Looking for something unique that will make your neighbors envious with its stunning rosette? Introducing the Echeveria Lola a stunning hybrid of Echeveria lilacina and Echeveria derenbergii. This rare plant is cultivated by the famous echeveria breeder Dick Wright and is sure to stand out in any garden, adding a touch of exotic beauty to your outdoor oasis. 

Lola can grow to be about 6 inches wide and about 6 inches tall. Because of the thick layer of epicuticular wax (farina) that covers its leaves, the leaves of this plant have a pale color. When exposed to sunlight or cold temperatures, the Echeveria Lola develops delicate pink hues along the edges, creating a lovely contrast with the light blue-green leaves. These leaves are thick and fleshy, which allows the plant to store water and survive in dry conditions. 

This hybrid Lola also produces stunning pink bell-shaped flowers that grow on tall stems above the leaves in spring.  Propagation of these amazing young plants can be done easily by stem cuttings & leaf cuttings.  

Echeveria Lola succulent plant is easy to care for. The subtle colors and shape of the flower make it ideal for any stylish garden. Overall, not only is Echeveria Lola alluring, but it is also a friendly plant for humans and pets that will stand out in any indoor or outdoor garden. 

Watering Needs

As desert dwellers, Echeveria Lola is drought-tolerant by nature, and its fleshy, water-storing leaves can hold a lot of water. It is adapted to survive in dry conditions, so it is important not to overwater it. Overwatering can lead to root rot and other problems that can harm the Lola plant. 

To water the Echeveria Lola, it is best to wait until the soil is completely dry before watering it again. When you do water this Echeveria, make sure to water it thoroughly so that the water reaches the roots. When the succulent plant is dormant in the winter, water it less, soaking it completely. It is also important to use potting soil that allows excess water to drain away from the roots. 

Light Requirements 

Like most succulents, the Echeveria Lola requires full sunlight to partial shade to thrive. The Echeveria plants do best when they receive at least six hours of light per day. However, it is important not to expose it to direct sunlight for prolonged periods, especially in the afternoon sun, as this can cause the leaves to burn. 

If you are growing the Echeveria Lola indoors, it is best to place it near a window that receives bright light. If you are growing these succulents outdoors, make sure to place them in a location that receives enough sunlight. It can also be grown under artificial grow lights if you do not have access to natural light. 

If they don't receive enough light, their rosette may grow leggy and become paler, and their leaves will shorten, so make your succulent happy and give it plenty of light. When it comes to Echeveria Lola care, it's important to provide it with adequate bright light. 

Optimal Soil & Fertilizer Needs 

The Echeveria Lola grows best in well-draining soil that allows excess water to drain away from the roots. A succulent soil mixture and coarse sand is a great option for this Lola plant. Perlite also helps to improve the whole soil mixture's drainage, which is important for preventing root rot. Planet Desert specializes in succulents and has specialized succulent potting soil that includes an organic substrate with mycorrhizae to help grow a healthy root system to help your succulents thrive. 

As for fertilizer, the Echeveria Lola does not require a lot of nutrients to grow. In fact, too much fertilizer can actually harm the Lola. A balanced, low-nitrogen fertilizer can be applied once a year during the growing season (spring) to help promote healthy growth. It is important not to over-fertilize it, as this can cause the leaves to become soft and weak. 

Hardiness Zone & More

The Echeveria Lola can't stand frost, therefore, it needs warm, dry conditions. A well-draining potting mix and drainage holes in the potting container will help you maintain temperatures and prevent too much moisture.They can therefore be cultivated outside in USDA zones 9 through 11.

The ideal temperature for this hybrid Lola plant is 65-75 degrees Fahrenheit, it can survive moderate winter temperatures as long as the soil is not wet and the temperature does not drop below 35 F. They ought to be overwintered indoors to prevent harm from freezing weather. 

As for humidity, the Echeveria Lola is adapted to dry conditions and does not require high humidity to thrive. In fact, high humidity can actually harm the plant by promoting the growth of fungal diseases. It is best to keep the plant in a well-ventilated area with low humidity and proper Echeveria care. 

Don't miss out on this opportunity to add something truly exceptional to your garden. Order your very own Echeveria Lola today! 

Bloom Season Spring, summer
Botanical Name Echeveria 'Lola'
Common Name Lola plant, Lola succulent
Dormancy Winter
Family Crassulaceae
Flower Color Pink, white
Genus Echeveria
Growth Habit Rosette
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 6 in. tall, 6 in. wide
Native Area Mexico
Plant Type Hybrid Succulent
Propagation By stem cuttings, leaf cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, deer resistant, heat tolerant, pest resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type specialized succulent potting soil
Special Features Compact foliage
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, friendly to dogs, friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low

Pests & Common Problems of Echeveria Lola

The Echeveria Lola is susceptible to several pests and problems. These can cause damage to the succulent by feeding on the leaves and stems, which can cause the Lola Echeveria to become weak, gently twisted, and stressed. 

Pest infestation: 

Mealybugs: These small, white insects can infest the leaves and stems, causing damage to the Echeveria tissues. 

Spider mites: These tiny pests can cause damage to the leaves of the succulent, causing them to turn yellow or brown. 

Scale insects: These pests can attach themselves to the leaves and stems of the plant, causing damage to the succulent tissues of the mother plant.  

Problems: 

Overwatering: Overwatering can cause the Echeveria roots to rot, which can lead to wilting, yellowing, or dropping leaves. 

Underwatering: Underwatering can cause the succulent to become dehydrated, which can lead to wilting, yellowing, or dropping leaves. 

Sunburn: The leaves of the Echeveria Lola can become damaged if they are exposed to direct sunlight for too long. As a result, the leaves may turn brown or black. 

If you do find pests or problems with the Lola, such as dead leaves, it is crucial to act quickly to avoid pests from spreading to other plants. You can do this by taking leaf or stem cuttings, using insecticidal soap or neem oil to treat pests, or adjusting the plant's growing conditions to stop issues. 

FAQs - Echeveria Lola Plant

How do you take care of Echeveria Lola? 

To care for the Echeveria Lola, provide it with well-draining soil, bright sunlight, and low water. Avoid overwatering, as it can cause root rot and cause wilting, yellowing, or dropping leaves. Keep the succulent in a warm location above freezing in USDA zones 9–11 with low humidity.  

If pests or problems occur, take action promptly to prevent them from spreading to other plants. Use insecticidal soap or neem oil to treat pests or adjust the plant's growing conditions. 

Is Echeveria Lola an indoor or outdoor plant? 

The Echeveria Lola can be grown both indoors and outdoors, depending on the growing conditions. When grown indoors, it is important to provide it with bright light and well-draining soil. When grown outdoors, this Lola can be grown in a sunny location with well-draining soil.  

However, it is important to protect it from frost and cold temperatures, which can cause damage to the succulent tissues. So, it can grow outdoors in USDA zones 9 - 11.

What kind of soil does Echeveria Lola like? 

The Echeveria Lola likes well-draining soil. It is important to avoid using heavy, clay soils that can retain moisture and cause the roots to rot. Instead, you can use a cactus or succulent potting mix here at Planet Desert, which is designed to provide good drainage and aeration for the plant's roots. It also includes an organic substrate with mycorrhizae to help with the growth of a healthy root system to help your succulents thrive. 

How big does Echeveria Lola grow? 

The Echeveria Lola can grow up to 6 inches in height and up to 12 inches in diameter. However, the size of this succulent can vary depending on the growing conditions and the age of the plant. So, it is important to provide it with the right amount of light, warm temperature, and minimal watering to help it reach its full potential.

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Echeveria Lola

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Calling all green thumbs! Are you tired of the same old plants in your collection? Looking for something unique that will make your neighbors envious with its stunning rosette? Introducing the Echeveria Lola a stunning hybrid of Echeveria lilacina and Echeveria derenbergii. This rare plant is cultivated by the famous echeveria breeder Dick Wright and is sure to stand out in any garden, adding a touch of exotic beauty to your outdoor oasis. 

Lola can grow to be about 6 inches wide and about 6 inches tall. Because of the thick layer of epicuticular wax (farina) that covers its leaves, the leaves of this plant have a pale color. When exposed to sunlight or cold temperatures, the Echeveria Lola develops delicate pink hues along the edges, creating a lovely contrast with the light blue-green leaves. These leaves are thick and fleshy, which allows the plant to store water and survive in dry conditions. 

This hybrid Lola also produces stunning pink bell-shaped flowers that grow on tall stems above the leaves in spring.  Propagation of these amazing young plants can be done easily by stem cuttings & leaf cuttings.  

Echeveria Lola succulent plant is easy to care for. The subtle colors and shape of the flower make it ideal for any stylish garden. Overall, not only is Echeveria Lola alluring, but it is also a friendly plant for humans and pets that will stand out in any indoor or outdoor garden. 

Watering Needs

As desert dwellers, Echeveria Lola is drought-tolerant by nature, and its fleshy, water-storing leaves can hold a lot of water. It is adapted to survive in dry conditions, so it is important not to overwater it. Overwatering can lead to root rot and other problems that can harm the Lola plant. 

To water the Echeveria Lola, it is best to wait until the soil is completely dry before watering it again. When you do water this Echeveria, make sure to water it thoroughly so that the water reaches the roots. When the succulent plant is dormant in the winter, water it less, soaking it completely. It is also important to use potting soil that allows excess water to drain away from the roots. 

Light Requirements 

Like most succulents, the Echeveria Lola requires full sunlight to partial shade to thrive. The Echeveria plants do best when they receive at least six hours of light per day. However, it is important not to expose it to direct sunlight for prolonged periods, especially in the afternoon sun, as this can cause the leaves to burn. 

If you are growing the Echeveria Lola indoors, it is best to place it near a window that receives bright light. If you are growing these succulents outdoors, make sure to place them in a location that receives enough sunlight. It can also be grown under artificial grow lights if you do not have access to natural light. 

If they don't receive enough light, their rosette may grow leggy and become paler, and their leaves will shorten, so make your succulent happy and give it plenty of light. When it comes to Echeveria Lola care, it's important to provide it with adequate bright light. 

Optimal Soil & Fertilizer Needs 

The Echeveria Lola grows best in well-draining soil that allows excess water to drain away from the roots. A succulent soil mixture and coarse sand is a great option for this Lola plant. Perlite also helps to improve the whole soil mixture's drainage, which is important for preventing root rot. Planet Desert specializes in succulents and has specialized succulent potting soil that includes an organic substrate with mycorrhizae to help grow a healthy root system to help your succulents thrive. 

As for fertilizer, the Echeveria Lola does not require a lot of nutrients to grow. In fact, too much fertilizer can actually harm the Lola. A balanced, low-nitrogen fertilizer can be applied once a year during the growing season (spring) to help promote healthy growth. It is important not to over-fertilize it, as this can cause the leaves to become soft and weak. 

Hardiness Zone & More

The Echeveria Lola can't stand frost, therefore, it needs warm, dry conditions. A well-draining potting mix and drainage holes in the potting container will help you maintain temperatures and prevent too much moisture.They can therefore be cultivated outside in USDA zones 9 through 11.

The ideal temperature for this hybrid Lola plant is 65-75 degrees Fahrenheit, it can survive moderate winter temperatures as long as the soil is not wet and the temperature does not drop below 35 F. They ought to be overwintered indoors to prevent harm from freezing weather. 

As for humidity, the Echeveria Lola is adapted to dry conditions and does not require high humidity to thrive. In fact, high humidity can actually harm the plant by promoting the growth of fungal diseases. It is best to keep the plant in a well-ventilated area with low humidity and proper Echeveria care. 

Don't miss out on this opportunity to add something truly exceptional to your garden. Order your very own Echeveria Lola today! 

Bloom Season Spring, summer
Botanical Name Echeveria 'Lola'
Common Name Lola plant, Lola succulent
Dormancy Winter
Family Crassulaceae
Flower Color Pink, white
Genus Echeveria
Growth Habit Rosette
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 6 in. tall, 6 in. wide
Native Area Mexico
Plant Type Hybrid Succulent
Propagation By stem cuttings, leaf cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, deer resistant, heat tolerant, pest resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type specialized succulent potting soil
Special Features Compact foliage
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, friendly to dogs, friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low

Pests & Common Problems of Echeveria Lola

The Echeveria Lola is susceptible to several pests and problems. These can cause damage to the succulent by feeding on the leaves and stems, which can cause the Lola Echeveria to become weak, gently twisted, and stressed. 

Pest infestation: 

Mealybugs: These small, white insects can infest the leaves and stems, causing damage to the Echeveria tissues. 

Spider mites: These tiny pests can cause damage to the leaves of the succulent, causing them to turn yellow or brown. 

Scale insects: These pests can attach themselves to the leaves and stems of the plant, causing damage to the succulent tissues of the mother plant.  

Problems: 

Overwatering: Overwatering can cause the Echeveria roots to rot, which can lead to wilting, yellowing, or dropping leaves. 

Underwatering: Underwatering can cause the succulent to become dehydrated, which can lead to wilting, yellowing, or dropping leaves. 

Sunburn: The leaves of the Echeveria Lola can become damaged if they are exposed to direct sunlight for too long. As a result, the leaves may turn brown or black. 

If you do find pests or problems with the Lola, such as dead leaves, it is crucial to act quickly to avoid pests from spreading to other plants. You can do this by taking leaf or stem cuttings, using insecticidal soap or neem oil to treat pests, or adjusting the plant's growing conditions to stop issues. 

FAQs - Echeveria Lola Plant

How do you take care of Echeveria Lola? 

To care for the Echeveria Lola, provide it with well-draining soil, bright sunlight, and low water. Avoid overwatering, as it can cause root rot and cause wilting, yellowing, or dropping leaves. Keep the succulent in a warm location above freezing in USDA zones 9–11 with low humidity.  

If pests or problems occur, take action promptly to prevent them from spreading to other plants. Use insecticidal soap or neem oil to treat pests or adjust the plant's growing conditions. 

Is Echeveria Lola an indoor or outdoor plant? 

The Echeveria Lola can be grown both indoors and outdoors, depending on the growing conditions. When grown indoors, it is important to provide it with bright light and well-draining soil. When grown outdoors, this Lola can be grown in a sunny location with well-draining soil.  

However, it is important to protect it from frost and cold temperatures, which can cause damage to the succulent tissues. So, it can grow outdoors in USDA zones 9 - 11.

What kind of soil does Echeveria Lola like? 

The Echeveria Lola likes well-draining soil. It is important to avoid using heavy, clay soils that can retain moisture and cause the roots to rot. Instead, you can use a cactus or succulent potting mix here at Planet Desert, which is designed to provide good drainage and aeration for the plant's roots. It also includes an organic substrate with mycorrhizae to help with the growth of a healthy root system to help your succulents thrive. 

How big does Echeveria Lola grow? 

The Echeveria Lola can grow up to 6 inches in height and up to 12 inches in diameter. However, the size of this succulent can vary depending on the growing conditions and the age of the plant. So, it is important to provide it with the right amount of light, warm temperature, and minimal watering to help it reach its full potential.

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