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Aeonium Arboreum Schwarzkope

A striking evergreen succulent with dark purple, almost black fleshy leaves.
Incredibly architectural, dark rosettes are formed atop branching stems, the perfect back drop for clusters of bright yellow star-shaped blooms in spring. Low maintenance and easy to grow, best in containers. Prefers well drained soil in sun or part shade. Height 60-90cm (24-36"). Spread 30cm (12"). Tender perennial. Supplied as young plants.
Flower Colour

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Cottage Garden, Prairie Style planting, Small Gardens

Tender Perennial

Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Ideal for Beginners, Suitable for Container

Flowering Time

Sun or Partial Shade

30cm (12")

60-90cm (24-36")



Well drained soil


Full sun



Additional Information

Evergeen. Tender perennial. Will need winter protection, Water plants sparingly, especially in winter. They adapted to dry conditions, their succulent leaves store water for the plant to use during dry periods. Pruning is not necessary. Water moderately when in growth, not at all when dormant. Apply a balanced liquid fertiliser two or three times during active growth.

Delivery Date: 06 Apr 2019 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.

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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
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