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by Tammy Bostwick
(North Adam’s MA USA)



My daughter got me a succulent for mothers had a care stake in it but no name. The leaves are puffy and it has a purple tinted. Please help me identify. I am in ma. Growing it indoors.

Comments for Mothers day gift mystery succulent

May 11, 2020
Lucky you!
by: Jacki Cammidge, Certified Horticulturist

This is an Echeveria (sorry I can’t be more exact, as there are lots of different ones). They need certain care, bright light being one of the conditions that are essential.

You can find out more about how to grow Echeveria here. They do well outdoors for the summer months, as long as it never gets even close to freezing temperatures – they like it nice and warm.

May 12, 2020
Quiet and at Rest.
by: Jacky Grundling South Afrika

I am very quiet here because most of question have to with other plants and not succulents. We are in a Retirement center but I have all my plants with me praise God. The Ech. name is difficult. I don’t brake my head with the names of Echeverias because everybody seems to stick a new name on. Keep up the good work under the lockdown!

May 12, 2020
Note to Jacky
by: Jacki

Thanks for piping in, Jacky – lovely to hear from you. Hope all is well for you.

May 13, 2020
Mothers day gift mystery
by: tammy

Thanks so much for solving my mystery and all the helpful info

May 13, 2020
You’re welcome!
by: Jacki

You’re very welcome, Tammy. Glad to help.