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With elongated, pointed leaves that arch gracefully upward, Echeveria peacockii manages to look effortlessly serene, showing off a peacock-blue coloration tinged with magenta along the margins. A powdery layer of farina mutes the brightness of its hue, in exchange allowing the plant to tolerate even higher levels of sunlight, as in its native Mexican habitat. With rosettes reaching up to 4 inches across, this variety makes a stunning, high contrast addition to tabletop succulent arrangements, or as a groundcover in temperate rock gardens.
As is the case for many Echeveria, plenty of bright sunlight is the key to the richest coloration and most compact rosette form for this variety. It is also vital to avoid overwatering, which can quickly cause Echeveria peacockii to succumb to rot. To avoid this fate, be sure to utilize a porous soil mix within a well-draining pot, ensure ample airflow around the leaves and soil surface, and adhere to a thorough but infrequent watering routine.
During the winter months, take steps to protect this variety’s tender leaves from frost, which can otherwise result in permanent scarring. As the weather warms in the summertime, arches of coral, bell-shaped blooms will rise on stalks above the rosettes, providing the perfect contrast to the powdery blue of the leaves.
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All plants are shipped bare-root with the exception of House Plants and Plant Club Subscription Boxes. House plants and succulents will ship from separate locations and may arrive at different times. Orders ship Monday-Friday each week. Please allow 1-3 business days for your order to be processed. We ship within the USA and its outlying territories ONLY. Read our full policy here.
Plant sizing is based on the diameter of the nursery pot (2", 2.5", 3", 4" etc), not the plant itself. Plants may be slightly larger or smaller than the pot they are grow in depending on availability or time of year. While we do our best to ship plants as similar to those pictured as possible, please keep in mind that all plants are unique from one to the next, and display color, shape, and growth variation based on current environment, time of year, and other contributing factors. Please note that we ship our plants as dry as possible in the fall and winter months to prevent root rot or freezing. They will plump back up after planting!
HOW TO CARE FOR ECHEVERIA
For more detailed information on how to care for Echeveria, please check out our Echeveria specific care guide!