PlantsSempervivum→Job's Beard (Sempervivum x nixonii 'Feuerrad')

Common names:
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Give a thumbs up Beard of Jove

Botanical names:
Sempervivum x nixonii Accepted
Jovibarba x nixonii Synonym

Also sold as:
Sempervivum x smithii 'Feuerrad'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Leaves: 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: Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Monocarpic

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Comments:
Posted by valleylynn (Oregon City, OR - Zone 8b) on Oct 10, 2011 10:40 AM

Since this is an interspecies plant they can show different growing habits with each plant. Some may need to be divided like heuffelii and some are easily separated without having to cut through the main root.

Jovibarba hirta x heuffelii 'ASM 1525'
x nixonii cv. Feuerrad

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