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Sempervivum and Jovibarba

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Welcome to the world of Sempervivum (hen and chicks), Jovibarba (rollers), and Jovibarba heuffelii.

Please come in and enjoy the Chat thread and other informative threads. Share your ideas and experiences growing these amazing succulents and post photos of the ones you are growing. Used for container growing, ground cover, rock gardens and hanging baskets. Let your creativity lead you to new ways of using them.

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If you are having problems with your hardy succulents, visit Growing Pains, hosted by Doctor Houseleeks, who will help find just the right treatment to get that plant back to health, or help you understand what to do so you don’t lose another much loved plant.

Recent photos from our
Sempervivum database:

Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum arachnoideum 'Denise's Cobweb')
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Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Sideshow')
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Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Shirley's Joy')
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Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Lavender and Old Lace')
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Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Violet Queen')
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Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Blue Boy')
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Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Atroviolaceum Heimlich 2')
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Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Firebird')
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Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Emerald Empress')
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Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Mona Lisa')
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Recent comments from our
Sempervivum database:

Talking about Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Pacific Hepsport'), goldfinch4 wrote:

"There is no information about P. Hepsport being a sport of 'Hep' although it does have a strong tendency to produce red streaks. As for tracing it back to Gary Gossett, there were several named Pacifics that came from seedlings selected by Gary, but were not necessarily named by him, so the origin of the name is not certain." --Thank you to Don at SMG for sharing this information with us.

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Talking about Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Pacific Hep'), valleylynn wrote:

Kevin Vaughn gave us an interesting bit of history on the naming of this lovely sempervivum. Here is a quote from him.
JungleShadows said:Lynn,
Did you know that the "HEP" actually stands for "Helen E. Payne"?? Gary didn't dare name one for her so he sort of cheated and used her initials instead.
Kevin

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Talking about Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Pfalzer Nebel'), goldfinch4 wrote:

Extremely heavy webbing on this plant! Rather small but a good producer.

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Talking about Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Crispyn'), banker07 wrote:

How to distinguish S. 'Crispyn' and S. 'Crispyn / Typ Wills'

such a long time Howard J. Wills distributed a wrong plant under the name S. 'Crispyn'; it has been wide spread in the collections all over europe;

after clearing this mistake we gave this plant the addition "/Typ Wills" because it is such a beauty;

if you want to distinguish the two varieties look at the edge of the leaves;



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Talking about Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Crispyn / Typ Wills'), banker07 wrote:

How to distinguish S. 'Crispyn' and S. 'Crispyn / Typ Wills'

such a long time Howard J. Wills distributed a wrong plant under the name S. 'Crispyn'; it has been wide spread in the collections all over europe;

after clearing this mistake we gave this plant the addition "/Typ Wills" because it is such a beauty;

if you want to distinguish the two varieties look at the edge of the leaves;



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