Gentian likes the spot with full sun to partial shade. The plant does have special requirements with regard to the soil. Moisture-retaining, somewhat poor soil is important, since that’s what the plant has in the mountains where it grows. Many species also require somewhat chalky and well-draining soil.
One may also ask, what are the most resilient succulents?
13 Hardy, Hard-to-Kill Succulents
- Are you a plant killer?
- Crassula Ovata (Jade Plant)
- Crassula Tetragona (Mini Pine Trees)
- Portulacaria Afra (Elephant Bush)
- Aeonium ‘Blushing Beauty’
- Euphorbia Milii (Crown of Thorns)
People also ask, what is a Monstrose succulent?
What is a Monstrose Cactus or Succulent? Euphorbia Monstrose, photo credit Leaf and Clay. Monstrose is another form of a genetic defect in the apical meristem of a plant. The organized points of new growth become random, forming all over the body of the plant, causing new growth to form anywhere.
Do Gentiana come back every year?
Gentiana is a herbaceous perennial or annual native to Asia, with solitary flowers that are a deep, rare and magnificent blue.
1.) Aeonium go dormant in the spring and summer and go active in the fall and winter. Understanding that Aeonium want mostly shade, and little to no water in the warmer months can be hard to wrap your head around – especially if you have other types of succulents that are actively growing.
There are two main varieties of succulents that can tolerate freezing temperatures, Sempervivums (commonly called hens and chicks) and Stonecrop Sedums. Most will tolerate temperatures down to -20 degrees Fahrenheit.
10 Cold Hardy Succulents
- Queen Victoria Agave (Agave victoriae-reginae) …
- Red Yucca (Hesperaloe parviflora) …
- Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum) …
- Parry’s Agave (Agave parryi) …
- Aloe’ Blue Elf’ …
- Thompson’s Yucca (Yucca thompsoniana) …
- Broadleaf Stonecrop (Sedum spathulifolium) …
- Texas Sotol (Dasylirion texanum)