Aeonium canariense

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 Aeonium canariense subsp. var.  Canary Islands aeonium, Giant velvet rose, Velvet rose
Aeonium canarience velvet.jpg
Habit: cacti-succulent
Height: to
Width: to
8in24in 20in48in
Height: 8 in to 24 in
Width: 20 in to 48 in
Lifespan: perennial
Bloom: early spring, mid spring, late spring
Exposure: sun
Water: moderate, dry
Features: flowers, drought tolerant
Hidden fields, interally pass variables to right place
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USDA Zones: 9 to 11
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: orange, yellow
Crassulaceae > Aeonium canariense var. ,

Aeonium canariense is a species of Aeonium, one of the few aeoniums with hairs all over the thick leaves. It tends to grow along the ground but the flowers stand up very tall.

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Sempervivum canariense, Linn. Subshrub: st. short, thick: lvs. in a flattened rosette, obovate-spatulate, mucronate, attenuate to a petiole, villous; cauline lvs. obovate-rotundate: fls. 7-9-merous; pale yellow or whitish, in a lax thyrsoid elongated panicle; calyx very villous, segms. ovate-lanceolate; petals linear, acute. Canary Isls. CH

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