Tag Archives: Sempervivum

July 2011 Bloom Day and Foliage Followup

Here’s my Bloom Day for this month and I’ve thrown in two new plants for Foliage Followup as well (no sense having both posts late). Lavendula ‘Munstead’ – Flowers are fading but still very showy. Extremely good year for this … Continue reading


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Foliage Followup, May 2011

It seems like everything grows fastest here in May. We’ve (usually) had some warmer weather by now and any time it rains things seem to just shoot out of the ground. Here are a few of the more interesting foliage … Continue reading

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Jovibarba pictures

Jovibarba hirta ‘Hedgehog’ Jovibarba sobolifera None of my Sempervivum survived in this terracotta strawberry pot but both Jovibarba did and are growing nicely already this spring. I’ll be planting more cuttings of the Sempervivum I planted in the garden once … Continue reading

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New Sempervivum ‘Oddity’

Much like ‘Cobweb,’ ‘Oddity’ is a must have in any Sempervivum collection. Sempervivum ‘Oddity’

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New Sempervivum ‘Belladonna’

This is officially my favourite Sempervivum and I think I can say that with no hesitation. Gorgeous silvery colour, velvety texture, thick leaves and compact rounded rosettes. Pictures online show an attractive red winter colour as well. Sempervivum ‘Belladonna’ It … Continue reading

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New Plant: Sempervivum ‘Cherry Tart’ & Twitter

Picked this up a few days ago. Sempervivum ‘Cherry Tart’ – Picture doesn’t show how dark this one really is. I imagine I’ll be spending every spring from now on dividing and cutting back all these little filler plants I’m … Continue reading

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New Plants: Sempervivum cvv. & Jovibarba sp.

This is the biggest group of new purchases and possibly for me the most interesting. Sempervivum cv. – No name but really nice colour on this cultivar. My sister heard I was making a succulent container and mentioned she wanted … Continue reading

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Succulent bowls

I found two 12″ shallow clay pots in my garage I’m planting up with succulents this summer. So far costs are staying low by using donated cuttings and found scraps. Here are the early parts of the first bowl, with … Continue reading

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