Echeveria elegans is a species of flowering plant from the Crassulaceae family. This perennial succulent grows in the northeast of Mexico. It is a widespread ornamental plant all over the world.
The Mexican Snowball has a thick, dense rosette of massive leaves. The leaves are elongated, spoon-shaped, and concave. They are light green with a translucent edge, covered with a light wax coating. Touching their surface can harm the plant and leave marks. The plant produces a peduncle from the end of winter to the beginning of summer. Echeveria has pink tubular flowers with yellow tips.