Graptoveria Douglas Huth - Plant
Easily grown in average, evenly moist, well-drained soils in full sun.Plants spread by rhizomes and can spread aggressively in the garden.
Plants may self-seed in the garden. Propagate by seed or by division.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Chinese Lantern ,Graptoveria Douglas Huth,||orange-red||July||1.00 to 2.00 feet||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Graptoveria Douglas Huth f cristata A lovely form of Douglas Huth, with pointed pink leaves packed tightly along the crest. Grows to 20cm wide.This is a fantastic Graptoveria with a really nice form and interesting colours. In full sun it turns vibrant pink and in shade it turns bluish, hence its synonyms Dr Huth s Pink and Dr Huth s Blue .
|Full sun||well-drained soil||Medium||28 degrees C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
- Graptoveria Douglas Huth : Echeveria hybrid. Stemless, clump-forming rosettes with thick gray-green leaves.
- Shades of pink or burgundy when stressed.
- Pink flowers on long arching stems. Needs good drainage.
- Tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost.
Special features: Best sited in areas of the landscape where its spreading tendencies are not a concern. This plant is generally not recommended for borders.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.