PlantsSempervivum→Rollers (Sempervivum globiferum subsp. globiferum 'August Cream')

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Sempervivum globiferum subsp. globiferum Accepted
Jovibarba globifera Synonym
Jovibarba sobolifera Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: It may be several years before it blooms
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Suitable for miniature gardens
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Stratify seeds: Stratifying seeds may improve germination, but is not required
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Offsets
Other: Division of rosette, by cutting down between the rosettes, leaving a healthy piece of root with each rosette.
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Monocarpic

Photo courtesy of Erwin Geiger, Semper-vivum.de, Nursery Sempervi

Photo gallery:
Location: Washington 8b
By Patty
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2019-06-14
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Location: Seattle WA Date: 2012-12-14
By gg5
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Location: Willamette Valley, Oregon Date: 2015-03-14
By Patty
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Sempervivum Chat & Photos 2020 by valleylynn Jan 3, 2021 6:40 PM 2,536
Sempervivum Chat & photos 2018 by CDsSister Apr 10, 2019 5:14 PM 3,385
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Seedling Chat by springcolor May 12, 2021 10:34 PM 3,160
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2015 by valleylynn Jan 2, 2016 2:57 PM 2,665
Sempervivum & Jovibarba chat & photos 2014 by springcolor Jan 2, 2015 2:46 PM 3,044
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