Echeveria Cante

Echeveria Cante Image

For a long time, this succulent was classified as Echeveria Rosei or as part of Echeveria Subrigada. Echeveria cante is a part of the Cante Institute. This plant’s leaves form a rosette-like all others in the genus.

Family:Crassulaceae/ Stonecrops
Scientific Name:Echeveria Cante
Other Names:White Cloud Plant, White Cloud Echeveria.
Growth Season:Spring and summer.
Preferred Temperature:It grows best in the range of 18-21oC (65-70oF).
Hardiness Zone:USDA Zone 9b-11b
Average Mature Height & Width:It can rise to 6-9 inches and spread between 1feet and 2 feet.
Toxicity:It is not toxic to humans or pets. It is, therefore, safe to keep it indoors.
Echeveria Cante Summary

Echeveria Cante Physical Characteristics

A mature plant in this species has a majority of 35-40 cm, with a single leaf about 15-18 cm. A leaf in this genus can be flat or concave on the upper side. The lower side of the leaf is usually convex. The leaves are blue-green with a lavender hue.

Their margins can be reddish or pink. The lavender hue is from the whitish-lavender powder on the leaves. The lavender hue, however, occurs only under certain growing conditions. 

This succulent produces upright inflorescence. It can be between 45-60cm, and it branches so that one can have up to 5 branches that can be 3-8 cm long.

A branch produces 4-12 flowers. Each flower is covered with powdery greyish-lavender powder. Petals have an average of 20 mm and can be 6-8 mm wide. They are orange-pink outside and yellow inside.

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