Graptosedum ‘Darley Sunshine’ is not cold hardy, so if you live in a zone that gets colder than 30° F (-1.1° C), it’s best to plant this succulent in a container that can be brought indoors. It does well in full to partial sun. Plant in an area of your garden that gets 6 hours of sunlight a day.
Beside this, how big does a Darley sunshine get?
They are evergreen plants grown for their colored leaves. They can grow to a height of 8 inches. The leaves are thick fleshy needles like, small green colored with purple or pink tips.
Also question is, what happens if succulents get too much sun?
When succulents are getting the right amount of sun they’ll often “blush” or change colors. This is such a beautiful transformation to see! If they start to get too much sun however the leaves will actually burn. You may begin to notice white or pale patches on the succulent leaves.
What is Graptosedum?
Graptosedum is a classic that’s fun and easy to grow. Yes, the name sounds like grapes, but this succulent actually resembles Echeveria. Graptosedum’s compact leaves spiral around the stem and create rosettes at the top. It comes in a wide array of hues from purple to orange to white.
Native to Mexico, where these dainty plants are known to grow along cliff sides, ‘Painted Lady’ succulents need porous soil with great drainage, plenty of filtered to bright light with ample airflow, and thorough watering only when the soil is completely dry.
When growing Chroma echeveria, use a succulent/cactus potting soil that is porous and well-draining. Be sure that the container has adequate drainage holes. Situate the succulent in an area with plenty of light. As the lower leaves dies back, be sure to remove them, as they can be havens for pests such as mealybugs.
Kalanchoe marnieriana thrives when it gets 5 to 6 hours of partial sun, and it can tolerate shade well. Placing it close to a window from which sunlight comes through should be enough for this plant. To ensure that it blooms, it should be kept in darkness for a few hours every day.
|Sunlight||6 to 7 hours of full sun|
|Water||Once a week in the summer Once every 3 to 4 weeks in the winter|
|Soil||Well-draining, porous soil|
|Temperature||Warm and dry Not cold hardy|
Most succulents will grow “leggy” if they don’t get enough light. But those succulents that change colors when stressed are usually more light sensitive than others. Their reaction can be quick, putting out etiolated “growth” in a mere few days.
Just as succulents stretch out from not getting enough light, they may also lose their vibrant colors. … When grown in the shade or in areas that don’t get bright light all day, such as indoors, they will slowly fade to green. It doesn’t mean they aren’t healthy though.