Pachyveria are a hybrid between two succulent species, Pachyphytum and Echeveria. Characterised by thick fleshy leaves that form rosettes they are a hardy succulent that will grow to 6 – 8 inches in height (15 – 20cm).
Pachyveria flowers vary in colour depending on variety.
Pachyveria Types Include
- Pachyveria ‘Claire’
- Pachyveria scheideckeri which is a hybrid between Echeveria secunda and Pachyphytum bracetosum.
- Pachyveria clavifolia a hybrid between Pachyphytum bracteosum and Echeveria rosea
- Pachyveria ‘Snow Candy’
Given a good amount of sun and a well drained soil these are a very easy care succulent.
For best growth and foliage colour 6 hours of sun a day, although warmer climates, during g summer some protection from afternoon sun may be needed.
- Soil/Potting Mix
A free draining potting mix designed for succulents is recommended.
Always allow the soil to dry between watering. Hold back on watering during dormancy.
A little fertiliser when repotting and then a a once year application of a slow release type fertiliser should be sufficient.
Propagation is from cuttings and offsets.