☘ Origin: Mexico
☘ Family: Crassulaceae
☘ Botanical Name: Echeveria agavoides
☘ Common Name(s): Lipstick Echeveria
In the language of flowers, succulents symbolize enduring, strong and timeless love. They can also be used to represent forgiveness, making them an excellent “I'm sorry!” gifts.
Perle von Nurnberg directly translates to Pearl of Nurnberg. Its leaves have a pearly appearance, so the name definitely suits it. Pearl of Nurnberg adds even more color in the summer when it grows pink and yellow flowers.
Although she is a part of the echeveria species that hail from Mexico, Perle von Nurnberg was actually created in the Perleburg city of Germany by an avid succulent plant grower called Richard Graessner during the 1930s. He created a hybrid between Echeveria 'Gibbiflora Metallica' and Echeveria Elegans 'Potosina' and named it after the pearly effect given off by her glowing leaves.
According to Chinese Feng Shui, succulents are good luck. This means that you will reap abundance in life when you grow these plants in your home. A succulent plant is a great way to attract positive elements that will result in something positive too.
☘ There are over 60 Succulent Families.
☘ Succulents are Pest Resistant Plants.
☘ Succulents have Sun Protection.
☘ Succulent have a unique adaptation that enables them to tolerate limited watering better than most houseplants. Their thick, fleshy leaves and stems, as well as their enlarged roots, allow them to retain water so that they do not need watering as frequently as other plants.
☘ The word succulent originates from the Latin word "Sucus", which means sap. These plants typically have sap-filled leaves that help provide the plants with nourishment when there is none. In fact, the sap or juice that is in the leaves makes it so that you do not need to fertilize these plants or water them as often.
☘ Purifies the air, adds fresh Oxygen to the environment, and improves humidity level of the house.
☘ Improves focus, enhances the memory and increases pain tolerance.