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Echeveria 'Lila China' (Echeveria 'Lila China')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.15m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Echeveria 'Lila China'

Other names

Echeveria 'Lila China'

Genus

Echeveria Echeveria

Variety or Cultivar

'Lila China' _ 'Lila China' is a stemless or short-stemmed, rosette-forming, succulent, evergreen perennial with spoon-shaped, pink-flushed, pale grey-green leaves, often turning purple with age, and, in summer, racemes of yellow-tipped, pink flowers.


Echeveria 'Lila China' is: Evergreen

Habit

Rosette

Flower

Pink, Flushed yellow in Summer

Foliage

Purple, Grey-green, Flushed purple, Flushed pink in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Mealybugs , Vine weevil Aphids , Mealybugs , Vine weevil

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning

Little to no pruning required.

Propagation

Separate offsets in spring. Sow seed at 15-18C in early spring.

Propagation methods

Seed, Offsets, Leaf cuttings


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Where to grow

Echeveria 'Lila China' (Echeveria 'Lila China') will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.3m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Conservatory, Containers, Drought Tolerant, Gravel, Indoor

Cultivation

Under glass, grow in standard cactus compost in full light. Needs low humidity. In growth, water moderately & feed with a low nitrogen fertiliser. Can be taken outside in summer. In frost-free areas, grow in moderately fertile to poor, well-drained soil in full sun with some afternoon shade in summer. Usually flowers earlier in areas with warm, mild winters.

Soil type

Sandy, Loamy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Echeveria 'Lila China'

Other names

Echeveria 'Lila China'

Genus

Echeveria Echeveria

Variety or Cultivar

'Lila China' _ 'Lila China' is a stemless or short-stemmed, rosette-forming, succulent, evergreen perennial with spoon-shaped, pink-flushed, pale grey-green leaves, often turning purple with age, and, in summer, racemes of yellow-tipped, pink flowers.

Native to

Mexico

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Rosette


Colour

Flower

Pink, Flushed yellow in Summer

Foliage

Purple, Grey-green, Flushed purple, Flushed pink in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Mealybugs , Vine weevil

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning

Little to no pruning required.

Propagation

Separate offsets in spring. Sow seed at 15-18C in early spring.

Propagation methods

Seed, Offsets, Leaf cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Echeveria 'Lila China' (Echeveria 'Lila China') will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.3m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Conservatory, Containers, Drought Tolerant, Gravel, Indoor

Cultivation

Under glass, grow in standard cactus compost in full light. Needs low humidity. In growth, water moderately & feed with a low nitrogen fertiliser. Can be taken outside in summer. In frost-free areas, grow in moderately fertile to poor, well-drained soil in full sun with some afternoon shade in summer. Usually flowers earlier in areas with warm, mild winters.

Soil type

Sandy, Loamy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10, Zone 9

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