- Ruby Slippers Plant Description
- Ruby Slippers Plant Specs and Regions
- Ruby Slippers Water and Light Recommendations
- Check Your Zone
Ruby Slippers are velvety, soft succulents that turn a 'ruby' red when planted in full sun or if given bright light. A succulent that will add texture, color and height to your succulent garden or succulent arrangements. The leaves on Ruby Slippers are fuzzy and soft to the touch. It is a shrub like succulent that creates multiple woody branches, creating beautiful bright clusters. A popular succulent to use when making Christmas wreaths and centerpieces for the holidays because of its bright red color and texture.
Native to: Mexico
Zone: 10, 11
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost
Recommended light conditions: full sun
Bloom Color: orange
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.
Knowing what your planting zone is can be vitally important to your plants thriving. Keep in mind that the zones pertain to OUTDOOR planting. If you plan to keep your plants indoors for fall-winter the zones may be irrelevant.
A few leaves on this baby arrived a little brown and shriveled but that is to be expected from being shipped coast to coast! She has since veen repotted and doing nicely!
This plant came in the mail unharmed. The fuzz is so pleasing. It looks great with my others.
Beautiful healthy plant
Package arrived beautiful :ok_hand::skin-tone-2:
Will be ordering again!
The cuttings were huge, healthy, & shipped quickly!