Aeonium haworthii

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Aeonium haworthii
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A. haworthii
Binomial name
Aeonium haworthii
Synonyms[1]
  • Sempervivum haworthii (Webb & Berthel.) Salm-Dyck ex Christ

Aeonium haworthii (Haworth's aeonium, pinwheel) is a species of succulent flowering plant in the family Crassulaceae. It is native to the Canary Islands, but it has been introduced to other areas of similar climate, such as Southern California. It is a sand-dwelling beach plant, a subshrub with rough, woody stems and rosettes of thick, red-edged green leaves which are triangular or diamond- or spade-shaped. It grows to 60 cm, with panicles of cream-colored pointed flowers produced in spring.[2]

A. haworthii is grown as a houseplant in temperate regions. It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit,[3] as has the cultivar ‘Variegatum’.[4]

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  1. ^ The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species, retrieved 30 July 2016
  2. ^ RHS A-Z encyclopedia of garden plants. United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley. 2008. p. 1136. ISBN 1405332964.
  3. ^ "RHS Plant Selector - Aeonium haworthii". Retrieved 11 June 2013.
  4. ^ "Aeonium haworthii 'Variegatum'". Royal Horticultural Society. Retrieved 3 January 2018.

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