50 (100)cm, El Hierro Giant Houseleek is a very impressive monocarpic species native to sunny spot in rocky soils on the island of El Hierro. A species with leaves and a stem more than twice the size as the already very huge Aeonium urbicum! Its single rosette has beautiful glaucous (i.e. bluish green) leaves with some red patterns in full sun and may reach up to 1m ø (!) or even more in well-developed specimens with leaves up to 0.40 m in length, which makes this species, if only by its size, one of the most impressive ones in the entire genus. Its inflorescence is similar to Aeonium urbicum, yet only broader. Makes thousands of almost pure white tp pale rose flowers. Easily cultivated in any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot throughout the year. In winter keep slightly drier at a minimum of some 10°C in full sun. V-VI.