Aeonium arboreum 'Atropurpureum'
Type: Succulent perennial
Size: 2 to 3 ft. high and wide.
Flowers: Yellow flowers in long clusters, spring and summer; deep purple floral-like leaves (rosettes).
Uses: Small gardens, succulent gardens, accent, containers, rock gardens, raised gardens, wind, salt spray. Fire resistive.
Wildlife: Attracts bees. Deer resistant. Rabbit resistant.
Soil: Tolerates a variety, but must be well-drained. Not at its best in clay.
Water: Medium supplementary water.
Sun: Full sun in cooler climates; some shade in heat.
Pruning: Cut off old rangy stems and replant a piece of them for more plants.
Pests & Diseases: Rarely scale and thrips. Root rot if overwatered.
Notes: Comes from Canary Islands and around the Mediterranean Sea. Hardy to 25° F.