Sempervivum and Jovibarba forum: The real Saturn is?

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Name: Julia
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Apr 4, 2016 12:28 AM CST
Will you post you pictures of what your Saturn looks like. I have an imposter. I think it is the one on the left from the frog people.
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Name: Greg Colucci
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Apr 4, 2016 5:01 PM CST
Hey Julia, based on http://www.sempervivum-liste.d...
I'd say it is on the right, since theirs doesn't look like it has much cilia.
@Jungleshadows Kevin are you able to make a guess or @Valleylynn any ideas!
For some reason whenever someone mentions 'Saturn' I mix it up with 'Sunset' not good!!!
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Name: Tim Stoehr
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Apr 4, 2016 8:14 PM CST
Here's what I got from Chris/Goldfinch4 last summer. It seems like a reasonable facsimile to your right-hand image.
The left-hand image seems clearly wrong to me. I think the frog lies.

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However, I don't think any of this matches http://www.sempervivum-liste.d...
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Name: Lynn
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Apr 4, 2016 8:57 PM CST


I think we will need Kevin's help on this one.
I don't think I would trust the Frog people on semps. I was at Al's Garden Center today, and they had 6 or 7 different semps from the Frog people. Some I know were incorrect. Wish I would have take photos. Saturn was not among them.
Name: Patty
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Apr 4, 2016 10:34 PM CST
Greg that is funny - I always get Saturn and Sunset mixed up too! It's because I bought them both at the same time I think Blinking same with Grunrand and Goldrand.

Julia - I sure like the one on the left, but doesn't look like Saturn
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