This unique genus of succulents form flat, saucer-shaped rosettes of shiny foliage. Aeonium arboreum can grow to a branched shrub up to 2 m high. A popular variety is ‘Schwarzkopf’, which has dark mahogany to burgundy foliage. These evergreen beauties flower from late winter to spring. Aeoniums are predominantly native to the Canary Islands though some are found in Morocco and East Africa.
Full sun to part shade but protected from frosts
Infrequent deep watering as required in hot dry conditions
Well drained soil
Suitable for all climatic zones. All year round