Echeveria lilacina (Ghost echeveria) - 20 seeds
Echeveria lilacina (Ghost echeveria) - 20 seeds

Echeveria lilacina (Ghost echeveria) - 20 seeds

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Echeveria lilacina is a very striking succulent in containers or in the landscape, being nearly white, and it is very easy to grow.lilacina is one of the most beautiful of the species, it is very easy to grow.

Echeveria lilacina is a very attractive, slow growing Echeveria, up to 6 inches (15 cm) tall. The leaves are silvery-grey, spoon shaped, fleshy and arranged in a symmetrical rosette, up to 10 inches (25 cm) in diameter. This species is slow growing and drought-tolerant. Flowers are pale pink or coral-colored. They emerge on small short arching racemes on the top of reddish stems of about 6 inches (15 cm). Flowering period extends from later winter to early spring.

Echeverias are very popular succulents that grow in attractive rosettes with beautiful leaves in a variety of colors and sometimes stunning flowers. These plants have been extensively hybridized, so in addition to the main species, there are many varieties that have been specially bred for interesting leaf form and color. Most Echeveria will remain fairly small (a few inches to a foot across), but some species will grow to small shrub-like plants of 2 feet. Members of the Crassulaceae family, their care is similar to sedum and kalanchoe succulents. Growing Conditions Light: Full sun. Perfect for a sunny window. Water: Water during the summer and spring, making sure drainage is immaculate. Reduce water in the winter to monthly. Temperature: Prefers average summer temps (65 degrees F - 70 degrees F). In winter, cool to 50 degrees F. Soil: A well-drained succulent mix, with an ideal pH around 6.0 (slightly acidic). Fertilizer: Feed with a controlled-release fertilizer in the beginning of the season or weekly with a weak liquid solution. Use a balanced 20-20-20 fertilizer at 1/4 strength on mature plants, and a fertilizer with less nitrogen on young plants.