echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave

Echeveria agavoides varieties | Molded Wax Agave

Echeveria agavoides are commonly referred to as the Molded Wax Agave. Agavoides means “agave like”, hence the nickname. These stemless succulents produce stunning star-shaped rosettes up to 5 inches (12.5 cm) tall. Additionally, thick triangular leaves grow up to 8 inches (20 cm) in diameter. Most varieties have green leaves and reddish pointed tips. Indeed more acute than the other echeverias. Some varieties have slightly red to very red margins. 
Agavoides is a relatively common succulent. Also, it grows quite fast for an Echeveria. In addition, it has also been widely used in hybridizing. Furthermore, in summer look for pink, red, or orange flowers tipped with dark yellow.
Echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave
Echeveria agavoides - Molded Wax Agave

Water

Water thoroughly and then wait until plant is completely dry before watering again.

Light

Full sun, partial shade

Humidity

Average to dry room humidity (40% relative humidity or lower)

Temp

In spring and summer,  65-80°F/18-27°C. Slightly cooler in fall and winter 55-75°F/13-24°C.

Soil

Well-draining succulent soil or potting soil mixed with perlite/pumice and sand. 

Fertilizer

For the best care, use a liquid fertilizer at half strength. 

Pests

Susceptible to mealybugs, thrips, spider mites and aphids.

Pronunciation

Ech-eh-VER-ee-a ah-gav-OH-id-eez

Common Name

Wax Agave, Molded Wax Echeveria, Molded Wax Agave, Crested Molded Wax Agave, House Leek

Scientific Name

Echeveria agavoides

Toxicity

Generally non-toxic for humans and pets. 
Echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave
Echeveria agavoides - Molded Wax Agave

Echeveria agavoides

Echeveria agavoides produces stemless, star-shaped rosettes. In addition, fat leaves grow up to 8 inches (20 cm) wide. Indeed, often solitary. Or, only growing offsets slowly. Finally, agavoides varieties are hardier than many other echeverias.

Echeveria agavoides ‘Aquamarine’

Echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave
Echeveria agavoides ‘Aquamarine’
Echeveria agavoides ‘Aquamarine’ is a chunky stemless succulent. Triangular leaves are icy emerald-green with red tips. Furthermore, they can grow up to 5 inches (12.5 cm) tall. And, up to 8 inches (20 cm) wide. In summer look for pinkish-red flowers tipped with dark yellow. Moreover, ‘Aquamarine’ blooms appear on tall stems up to 20 inches (50cm) long.
Echeveria agavoides cv. ‘Aquamarine’ is a clone of Echeveria agavoides ‘Corderoyi’. Therefore, produced in the laboratory or nursery using the tissue culture process. Still, Echeveria Agavoides ‘Aquamarine’ is a beautiful looking succulent. In addition, leaves are prettiest from autumn to spring.

Echeveria agavoides 'Bronze Beauty'

Echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave
Echeveria agavoides 'Bronze Beauty’
Echeveria agavoides ‘Bronze Beauty’ is a rare stunner. This cultivar has distinctive, pointed leaves. Additionally, it shows off wonderful sunset hues. Depending on light exposure and season. Furthermore, colors range between red, green, orange, and yellow. Also, a thin silvery layer of farina covers the leaves. As well as that, when stressed, it shows dark edges.  Thus, she likes full sun and is very hardy. But, this breed shows very different colors in different growing conditions.
Echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave
Echeveria agavoides 'Bronze Beauty’
Echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave
Echeveria Agavoides ‘Christmas’
Echeveria ‘Christmas’ is a beautiful, rosette-forming succulent. Leaves are fleshy and apple-green in color. Furthermore, leaves have a strong reddish tinge near the edges. And, a darker red terminal spine. Also, growing up to 8 inches (20 cm) wide. Additionally, flowers are yellow to light orange. Growing on long, thin stems. ‘Christmas’ is a hybrid between Echeveria pulidonis and an unknown Echeveria.
Echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave
Echeveria Agavoides ‘Christmas’

Echeveria agavoides ‘Corderoyi’

Echeveria agavoides ‘Corderoyi’
Echeveria agavoides ‘Corderoyi’ is also called Wax Agave. Consequently, because of its smooth, waxy leaves. Colors vary from bright green to neon yellow. As well as tipped with red with sun exposure. Additionally, pointed rosettes grow up to 8 inches (20cm) wide. And are slow growing.
Echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave
Echeveria agavoides f. cristata
Commonly called Crested Molded Wax Agave. Indeed, cristata is famous for its attractive fan of apple green spikes. Furthermore, leaves grow in clumps tipped in red.
Echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave
Echeveria agavoides f. cristata
Echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave
Echeveria agavoides ‘Ebony’
Echeveria agavoides ‘Ebony’ is a small succulent. Forming tight rosettes. Fleshy, sharp, grayish green leaves are tipped with red margins. Additionally, tips can turn dark brown to deep purple. In fact, coloring gets darker towards the center of the rosette. Also, during cooler weather color is more pronounced. Although, not black as the name implies. However, definitely a darker form of wax Echeveria. Moreover, reddish-pink flowers with yellow tips bloom in late summer.
Echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave
Echeveria agavoides ‘Ebony’
Echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave
Echeveria agavoides ‘Frank Reinelt’
Echeveria agavoides ‘Frank Reinelt’ forms large rosettes. Leaves are pointed, and thick. Furthermore, dark green leaves are tipped with red margins. Also, coated in silvery farina. So, keep this beauty in bright sunlight. Then, it will take on lovely sunrise tones. For example, shades of orange, pink, and red. Rosettes grow up to 8 inches (20 cm) wide. Producing basal offsets. Additionally, leaves become more colorful in winter.
Echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave
Echeveria agavoides ‘Gilva’
Echeveria agavoides ‘Gilva’ is also known as Wax Rosette. A tender, evergreen succulent. Additionally, it produces compact rosettes of green leaves edged with pink. ‘Gilva’ is a hybrid from Holland between Echeveria agavoides and Echeveria elegans. Furthermore, look for small pink-yellow flowers in spring.
Echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave
Echeveria agavoides ‘Gilva’

Echeveria agavoides ‘Hidalgo’

Echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave
Echeveria agavoides ‘Hidalgo’
Echeveria agavoides is native to rocky areas of Mexico. More notably the states of San Luis Potosí, Hidalgo, Guanajuato and Durango.
Echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave
Echeveria agavoides ‘Lipstick’
Echeveria agavoides ‘Lipstick’ is one of the most stunning agavoides. Lime green pointed leaves are lined with crimson. Obviously, named for the fact that rims look like they’ve been lined in lipstick. 
This attractive succulent usually has a solitary rosette. Indeed, even when old. Growing up to 3.2 inches (8 cm) long. And, up to 1.2 inches (3 cm) wide. In addition, look for pinkish-red flowers in summer. As well as that, petals are tipped with dark yellow. Blooms appear on slender stems that can grow up to 20 inches (50 cm) long. Also, 4 to 5  branched inflorescence can be produced.
Echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave
Echeveria agavoides ‘Macabeana’
Echeveria agavoides ‘Macabeana’ is a very rare succulent. Forming unique star-shaped clusters. In addition, pale pointed green leaves with red-tipped leaves. Finally, it is suspected that one of the plant parents is Echeveria agavoides.

Echeveria agavoides ‘Maria’

Echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave
Echeveria agavoides ‘Maria’
Echeveria agavoides ‘Maria’ is a large stunning rosette. Growing up to 14 inches (35.6 cm) wide. Bright green pointed leaves are highlighted along the edges. In fact, shades of orange to red hues are displayed in bright sun. Moreover, these bright colors also extend slightly down the leaf’s spine. This is likely a seedling of Echeveria agavoides ‘Prolifera’.

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Echeveria agavoides 'Martin's Hybrid'

Echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave
Echeveria agavoides 'Martin's Hybrid'
Echeveria agavoides ‘Martin’s Hybrid’ is popular succulent. Undoubtedly, for its narrow, dagger-shaped leaves. Foliage is soft green and cream. Furthermore, it produces bright pink tips when grown in bright light. In the right growing conditions, it can grow over 1 foot (30.5 cm) wide. Additionally with curved, upright leaves. Flowers are reddish or yellow.
Echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave
Echeveria agavoides 'Martin's Hybrid'

Echeveria agavoides ‘Miranda’

Echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave
Echeveria agavoides 'Miranda’
Echeveria agavoides ‘Miranda’ is a vibrant red and green cultivar. Pointed, upright leaves grow into a dense rosette. Additionally, leaves can develop a pink blush in bright sunlight.

Echeveria agavoides ‘Prolifera’

Echeveria agavoides ‘Prolifera’
Echeveria agavoides ‘Prolifera’ is commonly called Carpet Echeveria. Lime green rosettes have robust foliage. Of course they can develop pinkish-red tips in bright light. However, edges can also turn pink when happily stressed. 
Furthermore, look for red and yellow flowers in spring or early summer. Prolifera grows offsets much more freely than other agavoides. Therefore, enabling it to spread out over time. 

Echeveria agavoides ‘pulidonis’

Echeveria agavoides varieties Molded Wax Agave
Echeveria agavoides x pulidonis
Echeveria agavoides x pulidonis is a hybrid of Echeveria agavoides and Echeveria pulidonis. Certainly, delivering the best qualities of each. Also known as Pulido’s Echeveria. 
Furthermore, producing robust color in strong light. Compact rosettes have slightly cupped leaves. Also, glaucous green leaves have rose margins, And red tips. Finally, yellow coral flowers appear from winter to spring.
Echeveria agavoides ‘Romeo Rubin’
Echeveria agavoides ‘Romeo Rubin’
Echeveria agavoides ‘Romeo Rubin’ is one of the most beautiful echeverias. Indeed, for her shiny red rosettes. Undoubtedly, the reddest variety of species E. agavoides. Although, even more gorgeous when in Bloom. Red flowers with yellow tips bloom from spring to early summer. 
Furthermore, give them direct strong sunlight for intense red color. On the other hand, growing them in shade can fade their color. Finally, it reaches up to around 6 inches (15 cm) tall. And about 12 inches (30 cm) wide.
Echeveria agavoides ‘Romeo’
Echeveria agavoides ‘Romeo’ (Cedar Creek Farmhouse)
Echeveria agavoides ‘Romeo’ forms clumps of rosettes. As well as gray-purple leaves with dabbles of dark freckles. Furthermore, rosettes grow up to 6 inches (15 cm) tall. And up to 12 inches (30 cm) wide.

Echeveria agavoides ‘Rubella'

Echeveria agavoides ‘Rubella
Echeveria agavoides ‘Rubella'

Echeveria agavoides ‘Rubella' Variegata

Echeveria agavoides ‘Rubella’ Variegata
Echeveria agavoides ‘Rubella’ Variegata
Echeveria agavoides ‘Romeo’
Echeveria agavoides ‘Romeo’
Echeveria agavoides 'Lipstick'
Echeveria agavoides 'Lipstick'
Echeveria agavoides ‘Rajoya’
Echeveria agavoides ‘Rajoya’
Echeveria pulidonis
Echeveria pulidonis - Pulido’s Echeveria
Echeveria agavoides ‘Van Keppel
Echeveria agavoides ‘Van Keppel
Echeveria agavoides 'Water Lily'
Echeveria agavoides 'Water Lily'
Echeveria agavoides ‘Red Edge’
Echeveria agavoides ‘Red Edge’
Echeveria pulidonis - Pulido’s Echeveria
Echeveria pulidonis - Pulido’s Echeveria
Echeveria agavoides 'Lipstick'
Echeveria agavoides 'Lipstick'
In closing, agavoides are lovely succulents. Although Echeveria agavoides may be small, they pack a powerful punch of color. Finally, it’s low-maintenance and great for beginners.

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