Aeonium arboreum ‘Zwartkop’


Aeonium arboreum ‘Zwartkop’

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Canary Islands

Growth Habit:

Sturdy succulent stems may reach 3 feet or more and are topped with a rosette of dark burgundy leaves. In full sun, the plant looks nearly black. With time, the plants will branch and become loosely shrubby.

Growing Requirements:

Full to partial sun and well-drained soil. Very drought tolerant.


Selection of Aeonium arboreum is grown for its striking foliage. As each rosette matures, it produces a cone-shaped inflorescence of many tiny yellow flowers.

Where at Lotusland:

In the succulent garden and in planters by the front door of the house.

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