MCG Succulent Trifecta™ 3 Plant Arrangement Kit - Burning Embers



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MCG Succulent Trifecta™ Kit - Burning Embers (Designed by Kat McCarthy, The Succulent Eclectic): A DIY arrangement kit that includes three different outdoor/hardy succulents in 2.0" pots. Each variety is carefully chosen to be fully compatible, helping to ensure long-term growing success. Extra soil is included to help transplant into a larger container, and an optional 4" plastic pot is available at no extra cost. Premium containers or top dressing can be added on to the kit using the options above.

The Burning Embers Trifecta begins with an extraordinary Sempervivum. This plant flames scarlet in the heat of the summer sun, which makes it the Core of this succulent design. The fine, white filaments that form the characteristic cobwebs wreath both the “hen” and the many, many “chicks” that surround it like delicate wisps of smoke. Beautiful on its own, it positively glows paired with the Complement of the arrangement, an exquisitely formed Sempervivum rosette in pale tones that seem to smolder. Sparking off the two very different rosettes, the fiery Sedum burns bright yellow in full sun. This Character dances across the soil to tumble over the edge of a container or weave through the stones of a rock garden.

This Trifecta is recommended for outdoor growing with plenty of sunlight to show off their best colors. Sempervivum do most of their growing in the spring and summer, and will thrive with weekly watering and afternoon shade if temperatures exceed 80F. They are incredibly frost hardy and will happily overwinter under an insulating blanket of snow. Protect from heavy rains and standing water to prevent rot.

Plant in a container with a drainage hole and use a gritty, well-draining soil. Water deeply 2-4 days after planting. Don't water again until the soil is completely dry and the leaves just start to feel flexible.

Kit Includes:

  • 3X compatible, rooted succulents in 2.0" pots
  • 1X one cup bag of succulent potting soil
  • 1X 4.0" plastic terracotta pot (optional)

Please Note: Photo is sample only; plants may vary.

Cold Hardiness

Zone 5 (-20F)

Recommended Light Conditions

Filtered / Partial Sun

Recommended Light Conditions

Full Sun

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USDA Zone map for average annual extreme minimum temperatures


5 6 7 8 9 10


Growing Info

  • Climate: Hardy succulents are frost tolerant and grow outdoors in zone 5-10. (what's my zone?)
  • Where to Grow: Hardy succulents thrive outdoors in partial to full sun and tolerate both snow and drought.
  • Acclimation: Allow about two weeks to gradually transition from bright shade to partial sun after delivery
  • Transplanting: We recommend transplanting within 1-2 weeks. If necessary, plants can stay in original pots for several weeks with proper care
  • Soil: Use gritty, well-draining soil to promote root growth and minimize rot, e.g. a cactus or succulent potting mix from your local garden center
  • Watering: Water deeply and only when the soil is completely dry. Actual frequency varies by location, container, soil, and season
  • Containers: Use any kind of container, but drainage holes are recommended
  • Propagation: Propagate using offsets, cuttings, or leaves (more info). Some may more difficult to propagate than others
  • Color: Colors change through the seasons; provide plenty of sunlight to keep colors vibrant
  • Complete Succulent Care Guide


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