Black Knight Plant Description
Echeveria 'Black Knight' is a unique succulent that is popular among succulent collectors. The dramatic dark purple colored rosettes have long sharp looking leaves that reach up to the sky. In the summer this succulent will bloom bright red blooms that make this plant the center of attention in any drought tolerant garden. The bright red blooms will attract bees, hummingbirds and butterflies.
Black Knight Plant Specs and Regions
Native to: South and Central America
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost
Recommended light conditions: partial sun partial shade
Bloomtime: Fall through Winter
Bloom Color: red
Black Knight Water and Light Recommendations
Watering Needs Indoors: Instead of giving your succulents gradual sips of water throughout the week, give them a good soaking, to the point where water runs out the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot. Be sure to empty the water that runs into the saucer, succulents do not like to sit in water. Then let the soil dry out completely before watering again.
Watering Needs Outdoors: In the Summer water your succulents every two weeks, by soaking them and letting them dry before watering again. In the Winter water your succulents once a month.
Technical Information About This Plant
- Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade.
- Best to water every 2 weeks. Avoiding letting water sit in the rosette.