succulent, perennial

Aeonium arboretum 'Zwartkop' | Black Rose Aeonium

This succulent perennial becomes quite the focal point in the landscape. Dark purple, almost black foliage stands out against other green-to-gray plants. Leaves are formed in large rosettes supported by sturdy stems. Accepts full sun along the coast; requires some shade inland. Canopy coverage: 7 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 30F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 4 feet high

Width: 3 feet wide


Foliage Color: purple

Flower Color: yellow

Flower Season: spring, summer

Wildlife: hummingbirds