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Perennials, Tropicals > Aeonium > Aeonium arboreum > Aeonium arboreum 'Zwartkop'

Aeonium arboreum

'Zwartkop'


Black Rose, Black Beauty, Black Tree Aeonium, Black Aeonium




Family
Crassulaceae
Genus
Aeonium
Species
arboreum
Cultivar
'Zwartkop'
Category
Perennials, Tropicals
USDA Hardiness Zone
9-12
Canadian Hardiness Zone
Requires cool season protection under glass.
RHS Hardiness Zone
H1b-H4
Temperature (°C)
-6.7-15.6
Temperature (°F)
20-60
Height
30-180 cm
Spread
30-180 cm
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
AugustSeptember
Landscape
Use in rock gardens, succulent gardens and in containers.
Cultivation
Grows best in full sun with well-drained loamy. sandy soils. Succulents do not tolerate too much water and requires the soil to be fully dried in between waterings to prevent root rot.
Shape
Clumps.
Growth
Medium
Pests
Aphids and mealybugs.
Habitat
Horticultural origin.
Leaf Description
Leaves are burgundy, hard, glossy with pointed ends.
Flower Description
Conical clusters of star-shaped flowers.
Colour Description
The foliage is burgundy and green. The flowers are yellow.
Notable Specimens
Tresco Abbey Garden, Tresco, Isles of Scilly, United Kingdom.
Propagation
Propagated by offsets.
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