Succulent Flowering in London, United Kingdom
The flat top Aeonium is also sometimes known as the dinner plate plant, is a succulent which is native to the Canary Islands. Succulents flower quite rarely so to see the process documented is really quite special. This particular plant is an unusual striking yellow/green colour. The owner of the plant is on instagram @leafbotanicals and has kindly shared some care advice.
“In the UK they are best grown on a south or east facing window sill, they like direct light. They can go outside in the summer months and can tolerate milder night but will need to be brought in over the winter. Don’t water at all during the winter months and only once a week in the height of summer. They are best suited to large shallow terracotta pots with good drainage. Mine was about 4 years old before it started to flower this year and once it has flowered it will die.”
If you are interested in growing your own, these plants can be purchased here
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