Bright Green Dudleya

Bright Green Dudleya Plant Information


Bright Green Dudleya grows in the following 1 states:

California

Dudleya virens, the Green liveforever or Bright green dudleya, is an uncommon species of perennial, succulent plant in the family Crassulaceae, native to several coastal southern California and Baja California locations.

The succulent is found growing in the Palos Verdes Hills on the Palos Verdes Peninsula coast in Los Angeles County; on several of the Channel Islands in California; and on Guadalupe Island off the northwestern Baja California Peninsula, Mexico.
The Dudleya virens leaves are fleshy and strap-shaped, 8-20cm long and 1.5-3cm broad, tapering from the base (or from near middle) and are mostly green. They are arranged in a rosette.
The flowers are white, with five petals 7-10mm long; they are produced in April, May, and June. Hummingbirds visit the flowers for their nectar.
Subspecies include:
Dudleya virens is cultivated as an ornamental plant in the specialty native plants and succulents horticulture trade. It is used in containers, drought tolerant landscapes, and habitat gardens. It prefers well-draining soil, and grows best in full sun or light shade.

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