Aeonium arboreum ‘Zwartkop’

Aeonium 'Zwartkop'
Aeonium 'Zwartkop'
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Plant Type

Succulent

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Small

Mature Height & Spread

3′ x 3′

Exposure

Partial Sun, Partial Shade

Water

Low water

Flower Color

Yellow

Bloom Time

Summer

Special Features

Coastal Conditions, Low Water Use, Shade Tolerant

Container Sizes

#1, #2

Natural Growth Habit

Clumping

Sunset Garden Zones

15-17, 20-24

Succulent perennial with deep red to nearly black fleshy leaves forming a rosette at the branch tips. In spring the stalks will produce a flower stalk blooming in bright yellow in spring or summer. Branches that flower will then die encourage new growth by cutting back branches several inches below the rosette. Growth can reach up to 3′ tall and wide. Prefers partial sun to full sun in cooler climates moderate water.

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