Echeveria runyonii 'Topsy - Turvy'
Common Name: Echeveria runyonii 'Topsy Turvy'
Botanical Name: Echeveria runyonii
Other names: Echeveria runyonii 'Topsy Turvy'
Origin: Central America, Mexico, South America
‘Topsy Turvy’ falls in the category of succulents which are super easy to grow & maintain. The foliage has an extremely unique color appearance which makes it popular among gardeners & house plant enthusiasts. Its powder-blue or gray leaves, which curl back towards the center of the plant, create a great contrast for any indoor space. In summer it blooms delicate orange & yellow color flowers which can add colors to its semi-monochromatic frame. With its crown like leaves & brilliant flower spikes, it is hard to resist this succulent. Plus, it is well-suited to bright, dry environments & appreciate periods of neglect, making it an ideal plant for your rock gardens or container plantings.
Growth Habits: Up to 15 cms high
Soil Requirement: Sandy, Cocopeat, well drained
Watering Schedule: Once a week as per the weather conditions. Plant will demand more water in hot conditions.
Light condition: Full or partial sunlight for 4 – 6 hours a day
Ideal Temperature: Anywhere between 18 - 32 degree Celsius
Repotting instructions: This plant hardly needs any repotting but whenever required you can easily repot the plant with fresh soil or large container having proper drainage.
Suitable Locations: Rock gardens, shaded Balcony, bedroom, windowsill, tabletop, vertical garden, etc.
• Avoid keeping this plant outside during rainy season and also during the days of extreme heat or extreme cold. • Always use pots with proper drainage hole. Excess water can damage the plant in a very short time. Never let your succulents sit in water. • Water only when the soil is dry to touch. Do no put or sprinkle water on leaves of this plant as it may cause damage. • You can keep this plant indoor, but it will not grow quite as well due to its high requirement for sunlight. They need substantial amount of light to thrive.