Echeveria diffractens - Shattering Echeveria [fragile leaves]


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Product Details


Echeveria diffractens - Shattering Echeveria: Flat gray-pink rosettes. The name "diffractens" is from Latin meaning "breaking into pieces" or "shattering" in reference to the easily detached bract leaves. It's this tendency that gives this Echeveria the common name Shattering Echeveria. Drought tolerant. Tender soft succulent. Not frost tolerant.

What You Receive

One order = one plant in 2.0" container

FRAGILE BLOOM STOCK - Petals fall off with the slightest touch. Full blooms on left, blooms after contact on right.

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Color - Primary

Purple / Black

Color - Secondary

Blue / Blue-green

Bloom Color

Pink Bloom

Cold Hardiness

Zone 9 (20F)

Recommended Light Conditions

Filtered / Partial Sun

Recommended Light Conditions

Bright Indoor Light

Maximum Height


Maximum Rosette Size


Growth Habit / Shape



Year-round Color

Product Format

2.0" Pot

Special Characteristic

Easy to Propagate

Special Characteristic

Pet Safe

Shipping info

  • Shipping Days: Monday, Tuesday
  • Same Week Shipping Cut-off: Tuesday 11:30AM PT
  • Delivery Days: Usually the following Thursday or Friday
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  • Why don't we ship every day? This schedule avoids weekend delays and helps us ensure the plants are delivered fresh

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