This group includes the genera Aeomutn, Green-ovia, Sempervivum, Aichryson, and Monanthes. AEONIUM. Natives of the Canary Islands, Madeira, and N. Africa, these plants form rosettes ofat the ends of of branches There are about 36 species and many hybrid forms They are , very suitable or cuItiva ion in living-rooms, and should be freely watered in summer The recommended is 2 parts soil, 1 part loam, and 1 part sharp sand.
Sandy, with a few chippings of limestone added. The form rosettes which die after flowering. Bright yellow are produced in April and May. Plenty of water should be given in the growing season, but the plants should be kept fairly dry in winter.
Greenovia atirea. Forms low clumps. The cup-shaped rosettes are grey-green, covered with a blue-green waxy coating. A beautiful species.
Greenovia gracilis. Forms clumps, somewhat prostrate. The rosettes are numerous and small, bright grey-green, with a covering of whitish wax.