Black Aeonium
(Aeonium arboreum 'zwartkopf')

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Aeonium arboreum

An eye catching black-foliage plant of the Common Aeonium, grown as either a succulent bedding or a feature plant. The fleshy leaves are produced at the ends of basal shoots. Bright yellow, star-shaped flowers from spring to summer. The plant is roughly 2m tall and 2m wide.

Type
Exotic
Maintenance
Medium
Water use
Moderate
Lifecycle
Perennial
Container
One
Size
Small shrubs 0.5 - 3 metres
Foliage
Evergreen
Zones
Arid interior, Semi-arid with winter rain, Moist temperate with warm summers, Winter rains with dry summers, Moist tropical, Semi-arid with summer rain, Moist temperate with hot summers
Soils
Sandy, Loam, Clay
Tolerances
Frost
Regions
Central Highlands Garden, Yarra Valley Water plants
Shade levels
Full sun
Flowering seasons
Spring, Summer
Colours
Yellow, Green, Purple
Gardens
Habitat plants