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  Aeonium "SUNBURST"
(Syn: Aeonium decorum cv. Sunburst)
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Large colourful cultivar with pink-edged rosettes variegated in shades, of light grey-green, cream- white and creamy yellow.

Description: A. cv.  "SUNBURST" is a branching succulent which forms large rosettes of variegated grey-green and cream white leaves edged in bright, pink-red that stand up on stalks to 50 cm, Width: 30-60 cm. Flower colour white in summer.
Remarks: There are several variants of this plant and sometimes it produces nice crested stems and seems to to change in and out of its crested mode during the years.

Cultivation: Requires full sun to bright shade. Not frost hardy below -1 C Fairly prone to stem root  rot, if it starts to rot cut of the top end pieces of it and root them again, this work. Water regularly during active growing phase and give occasional light watering during the resting season (summer) and in winter too.

Photo of conspecific taxa, varieties, forms and cultivars of Aeonium decorum.

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Family: Crassulaceae (Stonecrops)

Origin:  Aeoniums are native of Canary Islands (Atlantic Ocean) This cultivar seems to be a sport found in California (USA)

Synonyms:

  • Aeonium decorum cv. Sunburst
  • Aeonium decorum 'Tricolor'
  • Aeonium "TRICOLOR"
  • Aeonium arboreum ''Luteovariegatum'
  • Aeonium "LUTEOVARIEGATUM"
 



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