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As a comment about Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Beautiful'), valleylynn wrote:

Clone 1: light green leaves with brown tips, beautiful lashes

Erwin Geiger
Clone 1: An American culture from the 70s and yet hardly known: fresh green rosettes with strong dark brown tips which form a compact tuff. The leaf margins have strikingly white cilia. For some time, a plant called "White eyelash" has surfaced that seems very identical to the plant.

Volkmar Schara
Clone 2: makes large pink to red rosettes, showing striking colors, especially in summer. A unique plant that I have in the collection for a long time.

There are no photos or other reference made to this second version on Beautiful.

Lynn Smith
The above description for clone 1 is a perfect match for this wonderful sempervivum. Every part of the description is present in this sempervivum, from the fresh green color, dark brown tips, and the very noticeable white cilia/lashes lining the leaves. An easy one to fit in almost anywhere because of its smaller size of 2 to 3 inches diameter for a mature rosette.
Name: Erwin
Germany, Bavarian, Ratisbona
Dec 23, 2014 8:35 AM CST
Hej Lynn I tip my hat to you. I read your message and I thought I will send two pictures for your questions...
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Sempervivum 'Beautiful' pink-red form, June 8th 2013

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Sempervivum 'Weisse Wimper' June 17th 2011. I can't see any difference. Also the flowers like the green 'Beautiful'. Horst sometimes named plants from his garden. He thought there are seedlings but he had blackbirds in this garden. They was happy to play with the little rosettes... But this name would be very suitable for this beauty if the pink one is the authentic plant. No info from Mina available from her 'Beautiful'?

Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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Dec 23, 2014 1:28 PM CST
Hi Erwin.
Let me see if we can get Kevin to help us with this semp. I see in our database it shows Ed Skrocki as the hybridizer, but other sites show Mina Colvin.

@JungleShadows, Kevin can you help us with this?

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