Chalk Rose

Echeveria lucita

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The Chalk Rose succulent, also known as the Echeveria lucita, is a stunning plant that can add a touch of pastel beauty to any garden. Its delicate rosettes boast chalky white foliage with subtle hints of pink and blue on the margins, making it a unique and eye-catching addition to any succulent collection.

The Chalk Rose succulent is native to Central and Southern America, where it thrives in hot and dry climates. In Australia, you can recreate these conditions by using a well-draining potting soil mixed with sand, and protecting the succulent from extreme cold and frost.

While the Chalk Rose succulent loves full sun, it can become sunburned in extreme conditions, resulting in burnt or brown spots on the leaves. To prevent this, it is best to place the plant in an area that receives plenty of morning to midday sun, but is shaded during the hottest parts of the day in summer.

To keep your Chalk Rose succulent healthy and thriving, it is important to let the soil dry out completely between deep watering to prevent root and leaf rot. Water the plant in the morning to allow the sun to dry out the crown of the plant, and avoid standing water, as it can cause rot.

The Chalk Rose succulent’s delicate flowers, which come in shades of pink and coral, are a favorite among nectar-loving birds, bees, and butterflies. These beautiful blooms can also provide you with seeds to further grow your succulent collection.

The Chalk Rose succulent’s rosettes naturally produce many offsets, resulting in small, attractive bushes that can grow up to 30cm in height. With its unique beauty and low-maintenance care, the Chalk Rose succulent is an excellent choice for any succulent enthusiast or garden lover.

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130 mm pot, Cutting