Echeveria agavoides ‘Ebony’ has been a collector’s delight since its introduction into cultivation in the early 2000s. The original plant of ‘Ebony’ was collected wild in Mexico.
‘Ebony’ is notable for its vivid dark coloration and is great in pots, along pathways or in a rock gardens. The more sun exposure it receives the more prominent the dark colorations become.
Reminiscent of an Agave, each leaf is tipped with a small spine. This succulent forms clusters of 10 to 12 inch wide tight rosettes of fleshy, gray-green leaves that have vivid red edges, which turn dark purple to chocolate toward the tips. In late winter into spring reddish pink flowers with yellow tips appear.