Silver Crown, Silver Ruffles . The most striking feature of this South African plant is its fleshy, almost orbicularwith a white chalky bloom which, however, rubs off if touched. The large, bell-shaped grow from the tip of a long that may be up to 45 cm (18 in) high. They are always pendent and coloured orange-red, with 10 protruding stamens. Members of the genus Cotyledon were originally ranged in the genus Echeveria.
It requires a temperature of 10°-15°C (50°-59°F) in winter and adequate light and ventilation throughout the year. A heavy, clay-basedwith ample nutrients is best. The plants should be watered carefully from the base to avoid damaging the chalky bloom. It is readily propagated by detaching and rooting or by .