Desert Pinwheel Rose
Aeonium 'Cyclops' is a beautiful, tall succulent with rosettes, up to 18 inches in diameter, of dark reddish-bronze leaves on stems up to 4 feet tall. The newest emerging leaves are green which gives the rosette a "green eye". It grows quickly and produces small, star-like, yellow flowers on racemes from late winter through early spring. The flowers stems emerge from the center of the rosettes.
Tree anemone grows best in full sun during the cooler months and when grown in coastal areas. When grown inland or during the summer, provide this succulent with afternoon or partial shade. Avoid placing tree anemones in sites with western sun exposures..
Aeoniums do not like really hot or dry weather. They may go dormant in summer and do not require any water, except in very dry conditions. In extreme heat, their leaves will curl, to prevent excessive water loss. Growing them in moist shade will keep them growing, but their true growth season is winter to spring, when temperatures are cool and damp. In the winter, water whenever the soil has dried out.
Suitable for Container, Rock Garden & Xeriscaping