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Echeveria ‘Misty Lilac’

This purple succulent grows a large rosette. Its triangle shaped leaves curl up. Watch for a yellowish orange blossom.

Quick Look:

  • Partial sun to partial shade

  • Typical water needs for a succulent

  • Plant grows up to 12″ (30.5 cm) tall
    Plant grows up to 18″ (46 cm) wide

  • Zone 10a (Minimum 30° F | -1.1° C)

  • Not cold hardy

  • Propagation by cuttings, leaves, offsets

  • Generally non-toxic to people and pets

  • Winter dormant

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Care and Propagation Information

General Care for Echeveria ‘Misty Lilac'

Echeveria ‘Misty Lilac' is a clumping hybrid that can be grown outdoors in garden beds or containers. It does well in succulent arrangements, wreaths, and living walls. As it grows, it clumps, producing large offsets.

Watering

Echeveria ‘Misty Lilac' has typical watering needs for a succulent. It's best to use the “soak and dry” method, and allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.

Where to Plant

‘Misty Lilac' is not cold hardy, so if you live in a zone that gets colder than 30° F (-1.1° C), it's best to plant this succulent in a container that can be brought indoors. It does well in morning sun, with partial sun to partial shade.

Commonly Mistaken for

Echeveria ‘Cubic Frost'

How to Propagate Echeveria ‘Misty Lilac'

Echeveria ‘Misty Lilac' can be propagated from stem cuttings, leaves, or offsets.

Cuttings

To grow ‘Misty Lilac' 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

To propagate ‘Misty Lilac' from leaves, twist a leaf from the mother plant. Be sure that none of the leaf remains on the stem, or you will have a smaller chance of success.

Allow the leaf to dry out for several days so that the end callouses over, and then place on well-draining soil. Water whenever the soil is completely dry.

Offsets

‘Misty Lilac' will produce offsets, sprouting up around the base of the plant. Simply pull these up and allow the offsets to dry for one to two days before replanting.