Echeveria Gibbiflora

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This is one of the larger species in the Echeveria genus. Though different in size, it has the same structure as its cousins in the genus, especially the rosette-forming habit. Its rosettes typically have 15 leaves, and its leaf’s color varies from plant to plant depending on the environment, but it is green.

Family:Crassulaceae/ Stonecrops
Scientific Name:Echeveria Gibbiflora
Other Names:Echeveria Grandis, Echeveria Campanulata, Cotyledon Gibbiflora, Echeveria Grandifolia
Growth Season:Spring and summer
Preferred Temperature:It grows best in the range of 18-21oC (65-70oF).
Hardiness Zone:USDA Zone 9-11
Average Mature Height & Width:The plant can grow up to 12 inches high with a spread of 16 inches.
Toxicity:It is not toxic to humans or pets. However, ingesting it is not recommended.
Echeveria Gibbiflora Summary

Echeveria Gibbiflora Physical Characteristics

This plant has some beautiful features that have led to hybridization. Many cultivars are made from this plant, including Caronculata, Metallica, Echeveria ‘Mauna Loa’, and Graptoveria ‘Fred Ives.’ 

Echeveria Gibbiflora has spoon-shaped leaves. The leaves are glossy and smooth and can be slightly curved inwards. Unlike other plants in the genus, its leaves can be as large as eight inches wide. The leaves can be plain green or grey-green. Sometimes these leaves have a whitish powder for protection from the UV rays. 

It grows a raceme in spring, from which it grows its flowers. Its flowers are red and yellow, facing downward in a bell shape. The inflorescence can be as high as 32 inches high.

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