Green Rose Buds is named after the rose bud shape of this Aeonium species. It is synonymous with Greenovia aurea. This species is dormant in summer which causes the leaves to close, creating the rose bud form. Foliage color may change from light green to pink when stressed. Aeonium are winter growers and the rosettes will fully open during this time. Grows quickly when fertilized with Maxsea All Purpose 16-16-16.