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Welcome to the world of Sempervivum.

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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Talking about Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Stuffed Olive'), valleylynn wrote:

JungleShadows said:
You know I made that cross for 'Stuffed Olive'; just to piss off Ed Scrocki! When he named 'Olivette' I asked "where's the pimento?" and made the cross with Malbyi #2, which was one of the better reds in the 70's. Anyway, he did enjoy my little jab and loved 'Stuffed Olive' too. 'Olivette' is a problem grower for me here in Oregon but 'Stuffed Olive' is easy.

Kevin

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Talking about Hen and chicks (Sempervivum 'Aureum'), valleylynn wrote:

Information from sempervivum-liste.de
Listing in: Sighting Garden Weihenstephan "Sempervivum and Jovibarba - Attempt of a Systematic Representation" (1977), author H. Müssel (here from facsimile reprint 2005 by Semperpost-Verlag, Wedel), p. 9 - as S. "aureum" under "Forms of the Tectorum Group"

At M. Haberer as S. tectorum var. aureum (collection list) and tectorum aureum (label). For A. Smits as AS4942 Species aureum b.

No entry in: Eggli, Urs (eds): Succulent lexicon, Vol.4, 2003

In André Smit's list as AS4942 Species aureum b

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Talking about Hen and chicks (Sempervivum 'Dracula'), valleylynn wrote:

Zaubergarten said:This new breeding is growing and reproduces well. The inspiration for the name came from Erwin Geiger. He immediately said that such a Semps must be called 'Dracula'.

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Talking about Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Jungle Shadows'), valleylynn wrote:

A quote from Kevin Vaughn:
"The parentage of 'Jungle Shadows' is officially unknown, but I found it near the clump of 'Silvertone' and I had made the cross with 'Atroviolaceum' that year. That's probably the cross."

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Talking about Common Houseleek (Sempervivum tectorum 'Moyin'), schrecka wrote:

This cultivar originally came to us (MCG) from a private collection. The collectors' names were Jim and Irene Russ of Igo, CA. They ran a small nursery which they sold in 1995. That collection made up the bulk of our original collection: https://mountaincrestgardens.c...

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