Echeveria 'Lola'

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Basic Info

Echeveria is also known as ‘Lola’. The succulent is a beautiful plant that is able to reach up to 15 cm (6″) tall and about 10 cm (4″) in diameter. The plants main feature are the leaves that are fleshy and green. When it then finally blooms you can expect to see a bell-shaped flower that produce yellow color.

Scientific Classification

Family: Crassulaceae
Subfamily: Sedoideae
Tribe: Sedinae
Genus: Echeveria

Care and Propagation Information


Echeveria ‘Lola’ can be quite beautiful when it is well-taken care of. This succulent type needs less watering than other succulents. The watering method is very important to keep your Echeveria ‘Lola’ healthy. It should not sit on the water, and an excess amount of water should be avoided. The best way of watering is soak and dry method this Echeveria ‘Lola’. Yet, the succulent should be controlled to avoid overwatering.

General Care for Echeveria ‘Lola’

it is one of those succulents that look so beautiful when growing amongst other succulents. When it then finally blooms you will have a beautiful flower that blooms during Spring and early Summer.

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Quick Facts:

  • Prefers full sun
  • Can be grown outdoor and indoor
  • Grows 15 cm (or 6″) tall
  • Grows up to 10 cm (or 4″) wide
  • Can die easily if overwatered see: How to Water Succulent Plants
  • Does not handle cold well
  • Best propagated by offsets, leaves, and cuttings 
  • Plant zone 9 -6.7°C (or 20°F)
  • Generally not known to be toxic to people or animals
  • Known to be Winter dormant

Where to Plant

Echeveria ‘Lola’ succulents need strong light. When planting this Echeveria ‘Lola’ type in a garden, make sure it gets sunlight. Full to partial sun is the best for its growth. It is better to grow outdoor rather than indoor.

This type of succulent prefers a warm climate. It can survive at zone 9 which is around -6.7 °C (or 20°F). If you live in a cold area, it is better to plant Echeveria ‘Lola’ in an indoor environment. As long as it gets enough sunlight, the plant will grow happily.

How to Propagate Echeveria ‘Lola’

Echeveria ‘Lola’ can be propagated by offsets or seeds. Propagating by seeds would be difficult since this succulent is a difficult type to grow. This slow-growing succulent type does not require repotting often. Of course, the first-time repotting is essential when it is bought from the store.

Like all the other succulent types, a well-drained soil mixture is essential. If you want to know about well-drained soil mixtures, check How to Prepare Well-drained Soil for Succulent Plants.


Echeveria ‘Lola’ propagates from the offsets. To be able to propagate from the mother plant, you should wait several years for the main plant to produce an offset. To start this process, use a sharp knife and remove an offset from the main plant. When you remove the offset, clean the extra soil from it. Before replanting, wait for a few days to allow it to callous. Use well-draining soil for your new succulent plant. Don’t forget to water when the soil dries out.


This succulent type is a slow grower so even if it can be propagated by its seeds, this method is not recommended. To propagate from the seeds, plant the seeds in a well-draining soil mixture. This method can be used outdoors. In cooler areas, indoor propagating is recommended.

Origin and Habitat

Echeveria ‘Lola’ is known to be a hybrid between the Echeveria ‘Tippy’ and Echeveria lilacina