Sedeveria ‘Blue Elf’
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Sedeveria ‘Blue Elf’, like all Sedeverias, is a nursery variety and thus doesn’t exist in nature.
Sedeveria ‘Blue Elf’ is a hybrid obtained by crossing A lovely succulent known as ×Sedeveria ‘Blue Elf’ produces charming rosettes composed of blue-green foliage that are covered in a dense layer of powdery farina. When subjected to moderate stressors such as sunlight, inadequate watering, or cool temperatures, the leaf tips can flush a warm pink to burgundy hue, displaying the most vibrant colors. Its common name, “Happy Plant,” is attributed to the plant’s striking, bright yellow flowers that bloom several times throughout the year, adding to its allure.
This petite succulent typically forms a rosette and measures a mere 3 inches (8 cm.) in diameter. Its teal-green foliage boasts charming pink to red tips that, when exposed to the cooler temperatures of autumn and slightly drier soil, transform into a rich burgundy hue. If given bright light or sunlight, this sedum-echeveria hybrid exhibits even more vivid and striking colors.
Sedeveria ‘Blue Elf’ is a beautiful plant that is created by crossing two succulents of the strongest genera in the plant kingdom; “Sedum” and “Echeveria”. It is a great option if you want to have a stunning balcony or garden without much effort. To help you cultivate your Sedeveria ‘Blue Elf’, here are some tips:
This plant thrives in direct sunlight as it enhances the bright colors. However, it’s important to avoid direct exposure to the sun during the hottest hours of summer days if possible.
Sedeveria ‘Blue Elf’ can tolerate temperatures up to 6-8°C, but during intense cold, it should be sheltered.
Watering Sedeveria ‘Blue Elf’ requires caution as they belong to the crassulaceae family and need very little water. Water the plant abundantly only when the soil is completely dry to prevent the risk of rot. Ensure the water is poured directly onto the soil and not on the rosettes, as stagnant water on the surface could harm them.
A standard soil for cacti will be perfect for Sedeveria ‘Blue Elf’ as it is a resilient plant.
Fertilize once a month during spring and summer with a liquid product specially formulated for succulents. Use only half of the recommended dose on the package.
Sedeveria ‘Blue Elf’ has a relatively fast growth rate, and it’s essential to repot every 1-2 years to support its growth. Opt for large, shallow pots.
Sedeveria ‘Blue Elf’ is easy to propagate through branch or leaf cuttings. However, since it is a hybrid plant, it does not produce fertile seeds. The easiest way to propagate it, however, is by detaching a rosette, together with its loaf of soil with some roots, and replanting it in a new pot; that is to say to propagate it though its offsets.
Sedeverias often are labelled as “xSedeveria”: the “x” refers to their being hybrid plants.
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