Floral Friday : Aeonium arboreum

Common Names: Thickleaf Aeonium, Pinwheel Desert Rose, Fisiulera, Tree Aeonium, Tree Anemone, Houseleek Tree,  Irish RoseIMG_4456

Aeonium arboreum is a medium-green succulent which forms branched stems 3 feet (90 cm) tall, looking like a miniature tree.IMG_4453

Rosettes are formed at the ends of the stems. They grow quickly and produce abundant yellow flowers form long clusters in mid spring to early summer.IMG_4455

Aeonium or Tree Houseleek is a genus of succulent plants of the family Crassulaceae. The name is derived from the ancient Greek word “aionos”, meaning “ageless”.IMG_4454 Most of the species are native to the Canary Islands and a small number is found in Madeira, Morocco and in  Africa.



29 thoughts on “Floral Friday : Aeonium arboreum

  1. Very nice! We have lots of these yellow ones growing in Melbourne, almost naturalised as I have seen it on rocky ground by creeks in the wild.
    Thank you for joining Floral Friday Fotos and hope to see more of your work in the weeks to come.

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