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Kiwi Aeonium

Aeonium 'Kiwi'

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Kiwi Aeonium (Aeonium 'Kiwi') at Shelmerdine Garden Center

Kiwi Aeonium

Kiwi Aeonium

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Plant Height:  8 inches

Flower Height:  18 inches

Spread:  6 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  (annual)

Brand:  Proven Winners

Description:

A dazzling hybrid variety presenting a kaleidoscope of greens, oranges, and pinks, setting it apart from other varieties; pale yellow flowers in summer; has a beautiful symmetrical form, perfect for mixed containers in bright indoor areas

Features & Attributes

Kiwi Aeonium has clusters of buttery yellow star-shaped flowers in mid summer. Its attractive succulent oval compound leaves emerge chartreuse, turning lime green in colour with distinctive hot pink edges and tinges of orange throughout the year.

This is an herbaceous houseplant with a spreading, ground-hugging habit of growth. Its extremely fine and delicate texture is quite ornamental and should be used to full effect. This plant usually looks its best without pruning, although it will tolerate pruning.

Planting & Growing

When grown indoors, Kiwi Aeonium can be expected to grow to be about 8 inches tall at maturity extending to 18 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 6 inches. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. This houseplant will do well in a location that gets either direct or indirect sunlight, although it will usually require a more brightly-lit environment than what artificial indoor lighting alone can provide. It prefers dry to average moisture levels with very well-drained soil, and may die if left in standing water for any length of time. This plant should be watered when the surface of the soil gets dry, and will need watering approximately once each week. Be aware that your particular watering schedule may vary depending on its location in the room, the pot size, plant size and other conditions; if in doubt, ask one of our experts in the store for advice. It is not particular as to soil type or pH; an average potting soil should work just fine.

There are many factors that will affect the ultimate height, spread and overall performance of a plant when grown indoors; among them, the size of the pot it's growing in, the amount of light it receives, watering frequency, the pruning regimen and repotting schedule. Use the information described here as a guideline only; individual performance can and will vary. Please contact the store to speak with one of our experts if you are interested in further details concerning recommendations on pot size, watering, pruning, repotting, etc.

-- THIS IS A HOUSEPLANT AND IS NOT MEANT TO SURVIVE THE WINTER OUTDOORS IN OUR CLIMATE --

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Rock  Garden  Container 
Applications
Flowers  Foliage Color  Texture  Plant Form 
Ornamental Features

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