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Echeveria 'Phyllis Collis'
  • RHS AGM

echeveria 'Phyllis Collis'

A tender succulent forming rosettes of red-purple coloured water-storing leaves producing multiple pink star shaped flowers over a long period of time

Size
Ultimate height
0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
5–10 years
Ultimate spread
0.1–0.5 metres
Growing conditions
Sand
Moisture
Well–drained
pH
Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Pink Purple
Summer Purple
Autumn Purple
Winter Purple
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

East–facing or South–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Drought resistance
Yes
Hardiness
H2
Botanical details
Family
Crassulaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Evergreen
Habit
Matforming, Spreading branched
Genus

Echeveria can be evergreen succulent perennials or subshrubs with rosettes of colourful, fleshy leaves and racemes or panicles of urn-shaped flowers

Name status

Accepted

How to grow

Cultivation

Will grow well in a porous potting mix in the ground or a container avoiding waterlogging. See Echeveria and houseplant cacti and succulent cultivation for further advice

Propagation

Propage from leaf cuttings, stem cuttings and seed

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Gravel garden
  • Houseplants
  • Patio and container plants
  • Rock garden
  • Low Maintenance
Pruning

No pruning required

Pests

May be susceptible to mealybugs

Diseases

May be susceptible to fungal diseases

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