Cactus and Tender Succulents forum: Help to ID succulent(?)

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Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
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webesemps
Oct 5, 2014 12:35 PM CST
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Found this unlabeled plant at a nursery that owners could not identify. It was displayed with other succulents but shoved into a dark corner. Leaves are flattened, semi-succulent to the touch and seem to grow very close together, almost 50% of one leaf overlapping 50% of new leaf. Coloring is a matte drab olive but with tints of purple in center of each head; Has a sort of many- heads growth pattern usually found in mounding plants... (Already posted in Plant ID thread)
Name: tarev
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tarev
Oct 5, 2014 12:49 PM CST
Maybe a jovibarba..like this one: http://www.sequimrareplants.com/Jovibarba%20heuffelii%20'Gol...
The plant may need more sun to show off its colors better.
Name: Bev
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webesemps
Oct 7, 2014 11:18 AM CST
Thanks for the link, Tarev. I've never seen this nursery so I did some online window shopping on it!
Anyway, my plant does look a little like that one in shape but it has never shown any color except for what is shown in my photo. I've had it for over a year and it's never changed color. Also I have Jovibaras and this unk. plant seems to be so different from them. I bought the plant because it looks so different from all the semps and echeverias I already have. Maybe it's too different... Hilarious!
Name: tarev
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tarev
Oct 7, 2014 11:27 AM CST
Who knows..maybe as it matures further it will show its much better colors! Smiling
Name: Bev
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webesemps
Oct 7, 2014 11:38 AM CST
Fingers crossed... Smiling
Name: Marilyn
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CDsSister
Oct 7, 2014 12:14 PM CST

What fun, a new find!!!!! Good luck on getting an ID. Hurray!
Name: Bev
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webesemps
Oct 7, 2014 12:37 PM CST
Maybe its drabness will be balanced with a stunning flower in the future?????
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Gleni
Nov 6, 2014 3:36 AM CST
I bought this from the cheap/throw away section of Bunnings to give it a home. Can anyone identify it? Accompanying is the very unhelpful label.
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Name: tarev
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tarev
Nov 6, 2014 9:52 AM CST
That looks pretty! Still viable inspite the leaf injuries it sustained. Can't id it right away..maybe observe a little more if it will change colors as it gets more sun. At first glance, I would think it is a Kalanchoe..but who knows..it just might be an echeveria.

Check this site, they have lots of echeveria photos, it may eventually match one of them as your plant matures and recovers more:
http://www.thesucculentgarden.com.au/echev.html

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