Plant Care Violet Queen

Violet Queen

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About Violet Queen

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 'Violet Queen'

Also known as

Violet Queen Hens and Chicks, Violet Queen Hens and Chicks, violet queen, Echeveria 'Violet Queen, Echeveria Violet Queen and Echeveria

How to care for Violet Queen


How often to water your Violet Queen

Water needs for Violet Queen
0.5 cups
every 12

Violet Queen 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 Violet Queen

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Violet Queen Hens and Chicks in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Violet Queen: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Violet Queen love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Violet Queen does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Violet Queen in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Violet Queen

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Violet Queen: 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 Violet Queen after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Violet Queen

Violet Queen

Violet Queen

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

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This succulent is HARDY. He’s been through so much but now he’s thriving and living his best life. We should all be so lucky.

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