Project Description

Echeveria ‘Afterglow’

‘Afterglow’ has a large blue rosette, with bright pink coloring around the edges of the leaves. It has orange flowers that bloom in the summertime, and is deer resistant.

Click here for an explanation of terms.
This page contains affiliate links

Quick Look:
  • Full sun to partial shade

  • Can be grown indoors if given enough light

  • Typical water needs for a succulent

  • Plant grows up to 24″ (61 cm) tall

    Plant grows up to 24″ (61 cm) wide

  • Zone 9a (Minimum 20° F | -6.7° C)

  • Not cold hardy

  • Propagation by offsets, stem cuttings and leaves

  • Not toxic to humans and animals

  • Actively grows in Summer

Also available from Etsy.

Downloadable succulent information and ID card
Get an identification and care card for this succulent and over 90 other succulent varieties!

These instant download cards give you a quick overview of each succulent’s care needs. You can store them on your computer or print them out and organize them based on your needs.

Once you’ve purchased, you’ll get access to all new cards too, and we add 1-2 new succulents each week!

Care and Propagation Information

General Care for Echeveria ‘Afterglow’

This beautiful rose-shaped succulent is perfect in a container garden. It has show, bright orange flowers in summer.

Watering

‘Afterglow’ has typical water needs for a succulent. It’s best to use the “soak and dry” method, and allow the soil to dry out completely between watering.

Where to Plant

Echeveria ‘Afterglow’ is not cold hardy, so if you live in a zone that gets colder than 20° F (-6.7° C), it’s best to plant this succulent in a container that can be brought indoors. Its best color will come out when it is in full sun, but it can also grow in shade.

Plant in an area of your garden that gets 6 hours of sunlight a day.

Flowering Information

Attracts hummingbirds

Pairs Well With

Echeveria runyonii ‘Topsy Turvy’

How to Propagate Echeveria ‘Afterglow’

Echeveria ‘Afterglow’ can be propagated from offsets, stem cuttings, or leaves.

Offsets

‘Afterglow’ will produce offsets along its short stem. Remove these using a sharp, sterile knife or pair of scissors. Allow the offsets to dry for one to two days before replanting in well-draining soil.

Cuttings

To grow Echeveria ‘Afterglow’ from cuttings, use a sterile, sharp knife or pair of scissors. Remove a stem from the main plant, and allow it to callous for several days before placing on well-draining soil. Water whenever the soil has dried out completely.

Leaves

When taking a leaf for propagation, gently twist the leaf from the stem. Be sure that the leaf you get is a “clean pull,” where no part of the leaf is left on the stem.

Allow the leaf to callous over for a day or two before placing it on well-draining soil.

Share this with other succulent lovers you know!

What other succulents are you interested in?

Enter a name below to see if we have information available:

Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages

Checkout these other awesome varieties you can learn about:
Share your experience or ask a question about this succulent in the comments below