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Aeonium arboreum ‘Zwartkop’

Aeonium arboreum ‘Schwarzkopf’

Aeonium Zwartkop, Black Rose

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderRosalesRose family and eight others
FamilyCrassulaceaeSucculents that store water in leaves
GenusAeoniumMeans “ageless” (not sure why); plants have a basal rosette of leaves
Speciesarboreum“Tree-like”
Cultivar‘Zwartkop’

About plant names...

This aeonium has deep red-black leaves arranged so they resemble a rose, hence the common name black rose.

Identification: The deeply colored leaves have a spatula-like shape common to members of this genus. In the winter, there are bright yellow flowers.

Aeonium arboreum ‘Zwartkop’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 16 Aug 2013.

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Aeonium arboreum (Aeonium Zwartkop, Black Rose)

2/24/2010 · San Diego (Quail) Botanic Garden, Encinitas, CA
≈ 25 × 16" (62 × 41 cm)

Aeonium arboreum (Aeonium Zwartkop, Black Rose)

2/24/2010 · San Diego (Quail) Botanic Garden, Encinitas, CA

Range: Zones 9b-11:

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