The genus Aeonium belongs to the Crassulaceae family and contains about 37 species. Which are commonly known as Tree Houseleeks. Some of them are small succulent shrubs.
The main area of distribution of the genus Aeonium is in the Canary Islands, the range extends to Madeira and East Africa.
Tree Aeonium (Aeonium arboreum)
The Tree Aenoium (Aeonium arboreum) is also called Irish Rose and is probably the most commonly cultivated Aeonium species. It can grow up to two meters tall, grows shrubby and blooms in yellow. Very popular are its red-leaved cultivars.
Dwarf Aeonium (Aeonium sedifolium)
Aeonium sedifolium also grows shrubby, but remains much smaller than Aenoium arboreum with a height of up to 40 centimeters.
Canary Island Aeonium (Aeonium canariense)
Aeonium canariense can grow up to 70 centimeters tall and is called Giant Velvet Rose or Canary Island Aeonium. The species is native to Tenerife.