Rollers (Sempervivum globiferum subsp. globiferum 'August Cream') in the Jovibarbas Database

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

Data specific to Jovibarbas (Edit)
Hybridizer: Unknown
Year of registration: Unknown
Origin of name: Named by Bill Nixon (US)
History of species or cultivar: Shape of Jovibarba sobolifera
Foliage: Smooth
Cilia: On leave edges
Soil type: Dry
Well drained
Loamy / Medium
Sandy / light
Good draining potting mix
Other: The soil type will depend on what your weather conditions are like.
Uses: Accent
Containers

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
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Provides winter interest
Suitable for miniature gardens
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Stratify seeds: Stratifing seeds may improve germination, but is not required
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Will not come true from seed
Other info: Jovibarba cross polinate easily. But sowing seed can bring some interesting results.
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
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2015 by valleylynn Jan 2, 2016 2:57 PM 2,665
The Geiger Project by twitcher Sep 19, 2018 11:25 PM 64
Heuffelii Chat & Photos by valleylynn May 8, 2013 10:22 AM 712

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