Graptoveria ‘Bashful’

This stemless succulent has thick, minty green leaves that form rosette clumps as it grows. In bright sunlight or cooler weather, the leaves may take on a pink hue. White and yellow flowers may appear in the spring.

Care and Propagation Information

Care and Propagation Information

Graptoveria ‘Bashful’ is an ideal selection for rock gardens or hanging baskets, as it matures, forming a low-lying shrub.

Watering

Graptoveria ‘Bashful’ should be watered using the “soak and dry” method, making sure to let the soil dry out completely between waterings. This is the most appropriate way to provide the typical amount of hydration for this succulent.

Be sure to download our complimentary watering guide to discover how to assess if your succulents are receiving too much H2O and learn how to rescue them if needed.

Where to Plant

If you live in an area that experiences temperatures below 30° F (-1.1° C), it is best to grow Bashful in a pot that can be brought indoors. This succulent tolerates partial sun and can also be grown indoors.

If you are growing plants indoors, position them in a room that receives plenty of sunshine, such as near a window facing south (in the Northern Hemisphere).

How to Propagate Graptoveria ‘Bashful’

This plant can be propagated by taking cuttings, which is a simple process.

Cuttings

To propagate ‘Bashful’, take a sharp, sterile knife or pair of scissors and cut a small portion of the plant just above a leaf on the stem. Allow the cutting to dry out for a few days and then place it in soil that drains well.

Care and Propagation Information

General Care for Graptoveria ‘Bashful’

General Care for Graptoveria ‘Bashful

Watering

Graptoveria ‘Bashful’ should be watered using the “soak and dry” method, making sure to let the soil dry out completely between waterings. This is the most appropriate way to provide the typical amount of hydration for this succulent.

Be sure to download our complimentary watering guide to discover how to assess if your succulents are receiving too much H2O and learn how to rescue them if needed.

Where to Plant

If you live in an area that experiences temperatures below 30° F (-1.1° C), it is best to grow Bashful in a pot that can be brought indoors. This succulent tolerates partial sun and can also be grown indoors.

If you are growing plants indoors, position them in a room that receives plenty of sunshine, such as near a window facing south (in the Northern Hemisphere).

How to Propagate Graptoveria ‘Bashful’

This plant can be propagated by taking cuttings, which is a simple process.

Cuttings

To propagate ‘Bashful’, take a sharp, sterile knife or pair of scissors and cut a small portion of the plant just above a leaf on the stem. Allow the cutting to dry out for a few days and then place it in soil that drains well.

FAQ

How much sun does a Graptoveria need?

Graptoveria specimens should be placed in an area where they will receive full sunlight, but preferably in the morning. This will help bring out the colors of the plants and prevent them from getting sunburned. During the summer months, the sun in the afternoon is often too hot for these succulents, so providing them with some shade during this time is recommended.

How do you take care of a Graptoveria plant?

During the growing season, it is best to permit porcelain plants to dry out between waterings to avoid the risk of rot and insect pest infestations. However, you may need to water the plants less frequently in winter. Additionally, you should fertilize your plants once during the growing season using a balanced plant food that is diluted to one-fourth of the recommended quantity.

What is the scientific name for Graptoveria bashful?

This hybrid plant, a combination of Graptopetalum and Echeveria, has thick, upright leaves in a mint green rosette, with pink to red tips on the ends of the leaves.

Is Graptoveria bashful toxic to cats?

Enjoy the presence of Adromishus, Aeonium, Delosperma, Echeveria, Gasteria, Graptosedum, Graptoveria, Haworthia, Pachyphytum, Pachyveria, Peperomia, Portulacaria, Rhipsalis, Sedum (both the tender and hardy kinds) and Sempervivum succulents in the vicinity of your cats or dogs.

How do you care for a Bashful Graptoveria?

Graptoveria Bashful needs to be exposed to lots of light throughout the year. The sun’s direct rays will enrich its red hues. Cool temperatures may also bring out its reddish tones, but be aware that temperatures below 2ºC can be damaging to the plant. When watering, wait for the soil to dry out fully before each session.

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