Job's Beard (Sempervivum x nixonii 'Erik') in the Jovibarbas Database

Data specific to Jovibarbas (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Cornelis Versteeg
Year of registration: 2001

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: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Provides winter interest
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: Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Monocarpic
Parentage: globiferum ssp. globiferum x heuffelii

Unlike other x nixonii cultivars with rosettes separating readily

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Location: Massachusetts gardenDate: July 11, 2019Unlike other x nixonii cultivars with rosettes separating readily
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Location: Massachusetts gardenDate: July 11, 2019Unlike other x nixonii cultivars with rosettes separating readily
By AntMan01
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Location: Massachusetts gardenDate: July 11, 2019Unlike other x nixonii cultivars with rosettes separating readily
By AntMan01
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Heuffelii - love 'em or leave 'em? by tcstoehr Aug 3, 2019 8:38 AM 303

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