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Graptopetalum amethystinum

 

Lavender Pebbles

Graptopetalum (leatherpetal) is a perennial succulent plants and native to Mexico and Arizona. They grow grow in a rosette. They are not frost hardy but in frost free regions, make excellent rockery plants. 'Lavender Pebbles' (Graptopetalum amethystinum) is a rare specieswhich sports plump, rounded leaves in lovely shades of lavender, pink, and green. The leaves have a powdery coating. If grown in a hanging planter, the plant will spill over the edges 12 to18 inches.

 
plant Features
  • Lavender Pebbles likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Lavender Pebbles likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Lavender Pebbles is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Lavender Pebbles likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Lavender Pebbles

Latin name

Graptopetalum amethystinum

type

Succulent

family

Crassulaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Lavender Pebbles likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Lavender Pebbles is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Lavender Pebbles likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

  • Water

    Lavender Pebbles likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
  •  
    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Lavender Pebbles is 0.30meters x 0.35meters 0.30 M 0.35 M

Graptopetalum amethystinum

Graptopetalum (leatherpetal) is a perennial succulent plants and native to Mexico and Arizona. They grow grow in a rosette. They are not frost hardy but in frost free regions, make excellent rockery plants. 'Lavender Pebbles' (Graptopetalum amethystinum) is a rare specieswhich sports plump, rounded leaves in lovely shades of lavender, pink, and green. The leaves have a powdery coating. If grown in a hanging planter, the plant will spill over the edges 12 to18 inches.


Planting

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

They can be propagated easily by separating offsets, but also by leaf cuttings, and by seed if they are not hybrids. Succulents need a warm, sunny well-drained position to develop their foliage colour. Most succulents will be grown in containers and pots and they will need good drainage. Add coarse grit to soil-less compost and repot every year in late-spring. Don't worry about damaging the roots when re-potting: these plants tolerate disturbance well.

 

Flowering

From Early Spring TO Late Summer

Flowers on short stalks (cymes) arise from compact rosettes of succulent fleshy, often brightly coloured leaves. Species are polycarpic, meaning that they may flower and set seed many times over the course of their lifetimes

 

Planting

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

They can be propagated easily by separating offsets, but also by leaf cuttings, and by seed if they are not hybrids. Succulents need a warm, sunny well-drained position to develop their foliage colour. Most succulents will be grown in containers and pots and they will need good drainage. Add coarse grit to soil-less compost and repot every year in late-spring. Don't worry about damaging the roots when re-potting: these plants tolerate disturbance well.

 

Flowering

From Early Spring TO Late Summer

Flowers on short stalks (cymes) arise from compact rosettes of succulent fleshy, often brightly coloured leaves. Species are polycarpic, meaning that they may flower and set seed many times over the course of their lifetimes

 
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