Echeveria runyonii ‘Topsy Turvy’
This succulent has grey-green, long leaves that grow outward and then curl back towards the stemless rosette. It grows very quickly, and is easy to propagate. Watch for orange and yellow flowers in the Fall.
Full sun to partial shade
- Not suited for indoor growing
Sensitive to over-watering
Plant grows up to 6″ (15 cm) tall
Plant grows up to 8″ (20cm) wide
Zone 9a (Minimum 20° F | -6.7° C)
Not cold hardy
Propagation by offsets
Generally non-toxic to humans and animals
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Care and Propagation Information
General Care for Echeveria runyonii ‘Topsy Turvy’
‘Topsy Turvy’ is a fun succulent! This Echeveria works well as ground cover, in rock gardens, and even on green roofs. It is also deer resistant.
‘Topsy Turvy’ is sensitive to watering. It’s best to use the “soak and dry” method, and allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.
Where to Plant
Echeveria runyonni 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. It does well in full to partial sun.
Plant in an area of your garden that gets 6 hours of sunlight a day. If planting indoors, place in a room that gets a lot of sunlight, such as near a southern-facing window (if you’re in the Northern Hemisphere).
How to Propagate Echeveria runyonii ‘Topsy Turvy’
Echeveria runyonii ‘Topsy Turvy’ is very easily propagated from offsets.
Echeveria runyonii ‘Topsy Turvy’ will produce small 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.
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