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Aeonium canariense
Common Name: Giant Velvet Rose Family: Crassulaceae (The Crassula Family)

Aeonium canariense
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This aeonium produces rosettes of red-tipped leaves. Mature plants produce masses of yellow blooms on long stems, attracting butterflies. Monocarpic rosettes die after flowering but are replaced by young offsets.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North Africa
Native Habitat:

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeWinter 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun Part Sun  Foliage Colour 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry Drought Tolerant  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone9-11  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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