Enjoy the rich, velvety leaves of Devotion® Echeveria!
|34-90°F. Cooler night temperatures (40-55°F) intensify leaf coloration.
|Keep on the dry side. Do not over water.
|Enjoys balanced time-release fertilizer
|Any well-draining, sandy soil
|8-10. Click here for a zone map.
People also ask, what is a devotion Echeveria?
Echeveria Devotion has warm burgundy red with green leaves that feel velvety soft. This succulent steals the show outdoors and indoors. Devotion has a gorgeous round shape and stays compact to about 15 cm. Easy-care and requires little water. Winter hardy to -10º Celsius.
Additionally, how do you propagate Echeveria devotion?
The most common way is the leaf cuttings. Choose a healthy-looking leaf and twist it gently using your fingers. Try to get the whole leaf including the base that attaches to the stem to be able to survive. Place the leaf flat on a pot of soil in a bright location but avoid direct sunlight.
What do I need to repot succulents?
- Use a well-draining potting soil to repot your succulents — anything that says “cactus” on the bag will work! …
- Choose a pot with a drainage hole in the bottom. …
- Add cactus soil about 3/4 of the way up in your pot.
Growing Echeveria in an unglazed clay pot, which will allow water to evaporate, is ideal. Otherwise, they need full sun and well drained soil. There are 150 cultivated varieties of the plants, one of which is probably right for you.
Symbolism. Echeveria does not have any official meaning. But in view of its tough nature, we think the plant represents persistence and strength, making it a nice gesture for someone who is going through a difficult time.
Once you have fallen in love with your plant, propagation is easy. Take stem cuttings in spring and allow them to callus on the ends for a few days. Insert the cut end into soil and keep dry for two weeks. Then water normally and you will have a whole new plant.
Fortunately, ‘Ruby Slippers’ propagates easily from leaves and stem cuttings, so you can keep the plant compact by cutting the stem just below a rosette, leaving to dry 3-5 days, then planting the rosette on moist, well-draining soil to re-grow roots (more info).