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.
Just so, 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.
One may also ask, how do you care for a Graptosedum Alpenglow plant?
They need bright sunlight, good drainage, and infrequent water to prevent rot. Pick containers with drainage holes and use well-draining cactus and succulent soil with 50% to 70% mineral grit such as coarse sand, pumice, or perlite.
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.
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.
The most important rule for watering succulents is this: Only water when the soil in the succulents’ growing container is bone dry. We repeat, let the soil dry out completely between waterings. If the soil isn’t crumbly, dry dirt, don’t water it. See, most houseplants want their soil moist at all times.
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.
|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|
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.
They perform best in bright, indirect sunlight with temperate conditions and lots of air flow. They are hardy down to USDA zone 10a, and in colder zones should be grown in containers and brought indoors during the cold months.