Job's Beard (Sempervivum heuffelii 'Pallasii') in the Jovibarbas Database

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Other Details: Often cited as breeder: Dr.C.W.Nixon / USA / 1976 / Erwin Geiger: In the Bulletin of the Winter Hardy Cactus and Succulent Association, Dr. Nixon (USA) published an article in 1981. There he indicates that he is not the breeder. He got 'Pallasii' from a n

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
Other: It may be several years before it blooms
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
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: Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Monocarpic

Lynn informed me that the nursery had the spelling wrong!

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Location: Liberty, UtahDate: 2018-09-17Lynn informed me that the nursery had the spelling wrong!
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