You Say Aeonium I Say Echeveria Succulent Plant; It Is Blooming For #FloralFriday

Here is an update on the flowing succulent plant in my garden. My Complete Book of Cactus and Succulent volume is telling me this is an aeonium haworthii and even includes a photo. Most of the aeoniums I see have flat leaves and tend to look like a plate on the end of a stick. Read More…

Aeonium And Crassula Tetragona Succulent Plant Flowers

A few of my succulent plants are flowering out in the succulent patch.  First is my Aeonium.  It is one of the many plants called Hens and Chicks.  I’ve written aboute aeonium before and I even have one that changes colors with the seasons.  These succulent plants slowly form clumps a foot or more around Read More…

Heat Wave Takes Toll On Southern California Gardens With Sunburned Plants

My plants are frying! OK, so it’s been over 100 degrees here in sunny so Cal for the past few days. That’s OK, it’s called summer, we learned about this in school. And the state of California has declared a drought, and the city of Los Angeles is asking us to reduce our water consumption. Read More…

Color Change Aeonium Plant Update 3

Here’s the latest on the aeonium plant on my patio that has been changing colors. Now you can really see the red around the leaf edges.  The small inside leaves are all creamy instead of cream and green stripes.  Very cool! None of the other aeoniums in my garden are changing like this.  I’ve got Read More…

Color Changing Succulent Plant Aeonium Part 2

Here’s an update on my color changing aeonium plant. In our last episode, my green succulent plant was changing colors for Winter. Here’s our plant developing a creamy white center, about two week ago (on the left). Now the plant is getting red highlights around the edges of the leafs, and the cream is getting Read More…

Color Changing Succulent Plant Aeonium

I love my succulent plants. They change color with the seasons too! Here’s my aeonium.  Normally it’s green with a little bit of red on the tips. In winter the centers get creamy white.  I have cuttings of this plant sprinkled around the garden – but I can’t remember which ones they are until they Read More…