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Others, like Aeonium arboreum 'Zwartkop' (or 'Schwartzkopf') grow on stalks to 3 or 4 feet tall. 'Zwartkop' is prized for its near-black foliage. Sunlight deepens its color; landscape designer Steve Atkins notes that dark purple foliage can fade to green over winter.
Plants can become leggy with age. To tidy up, cut the primary rosette off, allow the end to become calloused and replant. It will reroot, and the stem will sprout new growth as well.