Join the RHS today and support our charitable work
Keep track of your plants with reminders & care tips – all to help you grow successfully
For the latest on RHS Shows in 2021, read more
RHS members get reduced ticket prices
RHS members get free access to RHS Gardens
Free entry to RHS members at selected times »
Reduced prices on RHS Garden courses and workshops
020 3176 5800
Mon – Fri | 9am – 5pm
Help us achieve our goals
Join the RHS today and support our charity
We have combined these two powerful search tools into a single Find a Plant service searching over 250,000 plant records.
Virtually all of the features of the old searches are still available and in addition we have added several new features to create a more comprehensive and user friendly search experience.
When using this search
Search by plant name, key attributes or both to find plant details and a list of
AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
Other common names
echeveria 'Topsy Turvy'
Echeveria 'Topsy Turvy' Ensete runyonii 'Topsy Turvy'
Echeveria can be evergreen succulent perennials or subshrubs with rosettes of colourful, fleshy leaves and racemes or panicles of urn-shaped flowers
'Topsy Turvy' is an evergreen succulent with stemless rosettes about 10cm across made up of waxy, silvery grey, spoon-shaped leaves which are rolled downwards along their length, and curled up so that the tips point toward the centre of the plant. The arching, 20cm flower stems carry pink and orange, star-shaped blooms in summer and autumn
Habit Mat forming
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow under glass in a standard cactus compost, in full light. Provide low humidity. Water freely when in growth and keep just moist at other times. Apply a dilute low nitrogen fertilizer fortnightly during late spring and summer. Keep almost dry in the winter. Stand plants outside during the summer months
Separate offsets in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests May be attacked by mealybugs, vine weevil and aphids
Generally disease free
RHS members can get exclusive individual advice from the RHS Gardening Advice team.
The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.