Ah, wintertime in Southern California. We're not being modest when we say a rosy, blushed-to-the-brim Graptoveria ‘Bashful’™ is an incredibly delightful sight, one of our favorites. This is a petite clustering Graptopetalum x Echeveria hybrid that forms tight rosettes of chubby mint green leaves. The foliage turns rosy pink in bright light and cool weather. If you’re in an area that experiences regular frost or freezes, you’ll want to bring ‘Bashful’ inside to a spot near a window. Typically white/yellow, the flowers are occasionally a pale gold with reddish speckles, which is a common characteristic of Graptopetalum species. Great for nooks and crannies of a rock garden in frost-free areas. Otherwise, let ‘Bashful’ get cozy with other succulents in all manner of arrangements, including centerpieces, wreaths and bouquets. Graptoveria ‘Bashful’ is an Altman Plants original hybrid.
Bloom time: Spring to summer
Size: 2 to 3 inches high and 6 to 8 inches wide
Plant in porous soil with adequate drainage
Provide bright light to morning sun with ample airflow
Water thoroughly when soil is completely dry to the touch (looks best with regular watering in hotter months)
Hardiness: USDA Zone 10b (35-40° F)
Protect from frost
Part of what makes succulents so fascinating are the myriad ways they express themselves throughout the year, depending on light, season, temperature, soil, and hydration. For those and other reasons, the plants you receive may not look exactly as they appear on our website.