Plant Care Echeveria 'Orion'

Echeveria 'Orion'

4.9 out of 5 (7 experiences)

Echeveria 'Orion' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Echeveria 'Orion' has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

About Echeveria 'Orion'

There are hundreds of plants belonging to the Echeveria genus, each with its own unique colors and patterns.The wild species are native to Central America and were named after the botanical illustrator Atanasio Echeverría y Godoy. They're super easy to grow as long as they get lots of sunlight. ☀️ They can be easily propagated by stem or leaf, making it easy to catch 'em all!


Echeveria 'Orion'

How to care for Echeveria 'Orion'


How often to water your Echeveria 'Orion'

Water needs for Echeveria 'Orion'
0.5 cups
every 12

Echeveria 'Orion' needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Echeveria 'Orion'

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Echeveria 'Orion' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Echeveria 'Orion': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Echeveria 'Orion' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Echeveria 'Orion' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Echeveria 'Orion'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Echeveria 'Orion': repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Echeveria 'Orion' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Echeveria 'Orion'

Echeveria 'Orion'

Echeveria 'Orion'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Echeveria 'Orion' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 6
Echeveria 'Orion' has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 4
Echeveria 'Orion' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
Echeveria 'Orion' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Echeveria 'Orion' has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Megano avatar
leaf-1 59 Plants
xp 20,060 XP
globe Washington, DC

I may have accidentally left this outside all winter last year but it survived and then this year thrived. Replanted for the winter in a big terrarium bowl with other succs.

Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor
Lounie avatar
leaf-1 7 Plants
xp 218 XP

I’m awful at taking care of plants and have somehow managed to keep this thing alive for 3 years now.

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor
Hopelessskye avatar
leaf-1 58 Plants
xp 1,652 XP

Very easy to overwater

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Rennoodlesoup avatar
leaf-1 3 Plants
xp 91 XP

i ain’t even remember the last time i water this mf and it’s in the sun alll goddamn day and bro just doesn’t die or nothing

Survivor Survivor
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Arctickitty avatar
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 117 XP
globe Clarkston, WA

Love the color and how easy it is to take care of

Survivor Survivor
Fast grower Fast grower

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