Graptoveria Douglas Huth - Plant
Description for Graptoveria Douglas Huth
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||Orange-red||July||1.00 to 2.00 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Graptoveria Douglas Huth 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 colors. 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|
Caring for Graptoveria Douglas Huth
- 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.
Typical uses of Graptoveria Douglas Huth
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.
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: NA