Aeonium ‘ Velour’ is an enchanting, succulent pink up to 2 feet (60 cm) high, with a branching habit and deep purple chocolate in contrast to a light green centre. It has a beautiful soft texture, hence its name. The flowers on high stems are yellow and appear in the summer.
How to grow Aeonium ‘Velour’
Propagation: Take cuttings of 2-4 cm stem tip and propagate intact with one rosette (use hormone rooting powder on the cut to encourage growth). Just let the water become moist (not soaked) when, after a few weeks, you see a new growth, or you can look after it like the parent. However, this is a difficult thing for many cultivators and you need temperatures between 70 ° F/21 ° C – 80 ° F/26 ° C. You can also propagate with seeds.
Repotting: First, every year, if growth is slower every 2 years, you may need to repot. A clay pot that can evaporate easier than plastic pots is best used.
How to care for Aeonium ‘Velour’
Aeonium ‘ Velour ‘ grows in a sunny, protected position in well – drained ground or containers. Sparingly, water plants. Protect against frost or bring plants indoors in autumn if they do not grow under glass.