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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Feb 27, 2010 1:21 AM CST

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Here is one of my favorites. Sedum spathulifolium, growing on a rock formation with a slight depression. These will grow just about anywhere. : )

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Patti1957
Feb 27, 2010 1:21 AM CST
Hi Lynn! Your cubit is great Hurray! I have a few sedum and sempervivum but I fear I may have lost some in the hard freeze that we had in Nov.-Dec. I will look closer tomorrow. This picture was taken at Alii Kula Lavender in Maui. The place had beautiful gardens.

Patti

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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Feb 27, 2010 1:21 AM CST

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Joanne, what a great idea. I have seen the wreaths before, but never a hanging planter like that. Love that picture. Could you post that on the Sempervivum Chat for people to see. It's a great way for them to learn another way to use their semps. Do you have any other pictures of how you use them? Do you have Sedum pictures. I would be very interested in seeing how you use them.
What a great way to be able to observe the wonderful blooms up close. Have you ever taken a picture of the bloom up close? It is really cool to look at them on the computer and see the detail of the tiny blooms. : )
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Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
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Joannabanana
Feb 27, 2010 1:21 AM CST
Here's another from 2009. It actual a wreath with and extra in the middle

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Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
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Joannabanana
Feb 27, 2010 1:21 AM CST
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Feb 27, 2010 1:21 AM CST

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That is absolutely gorgeous. Did you make the container? The whole thing is so artistic.
Would you post all of these to the Semp Chat. I would like to leave the bowl on this thread also, but will delete the other two so it doesn't confuse new comers on what semps and sedum are. Don't hesitate to post combination plantings of sedum/semps with a notation so newcomers will learn the difference. Please, if you have more pictures post them. I know it has encouraged me to think about new ways to use my succulents.
Here is a bowl with a variety of Sedum and Sempervivum.

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Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
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Joannabanana
Feb 27, 2010 1:21 AM CST
Your bowl is great! I love the colors. I bought the cement leaf at a garden show last spring and placed the wreath on top.
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Feb 27, 2010 1:21 AM CST

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Pot with several varieties of sedum and Semps

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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Feb 27, 2010 1:21 AM CST

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Sedum growing with Lewisia

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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Feb 27, 2010 1:21 AM CST

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Pattie, those are beautiful, what gorgeous color.
We got the same freeze here, 10 degrees. I was just out working in the yard yesterday, and all of mine including the babies I planted the end of Oct made it. Not one loss. I have been out every few days to replant the ones that heaved out of the ground. The Blue Jays didn't help either. They kept moving some of them around the bed. : ( I think all is well now and the birds seem to be tiring of their bowling cames.

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Patti1957
Feb 27, 2010 1:21 AM CST
My chickens where doing the samething with some of my babies, We finished the new chicken pen last week so now I can focus on the damage that they did while they where allowed to run free! I had bird netting on most things but I am not sure it worked completely? I will be assessing the damage today.

Patti


Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Feb 27, 2010 1:21 AM CST

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Good luck. : )

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Patti1957
Feb 27, 2010 1:21 AM CST
Well, it wasn't as bad as I first thought. Those things are pretty hardy. I have a lot of the small babies hiding under leaves for protection! I think they will all perk up as the weather changes.

Patti


Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Feb 27, 2010 1:21 AM CST

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That's what mine did. Aren't they great, hardy little plants. I really love them.

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Patti1957
Feb 27, 2010 1:21 AM CST
Hi Lynn, I just checked out you database and I like it alot. Do you have all of those growing at your house? Great pictures did you take them? I love it, great job Hurray!


Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Feb 27, 2010 1:21 AM CST

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I did take all of the pictures. All of those are growing here on my place. I have quite a few others that I don't know the names of or the pictures are all blurry so I didn't post them. I will do them when I get better pictures.
Thank you so much Patti. I thought I would never get the database thing worked out. Many thanks to threegardeners huge capacity for patience. I finally understood what she was telling me to do.
Name: Charleen
Barnesville, Ga. Zone 7b-8 (Zone 8a)
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Ridesredmule
Feb 27, 2010 2:13 AM CST
I have a blue tinted one of sedum.
I may have that too. Don't know all their names.

Charleen, adding to your post 9/5/2010. Does it look like this one? This is called S. 'Blue Carpet'.
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Garden Sages I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Plant Database Moderator
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valleylynn
Feb 27, 2010 2:13 AM CST

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It might be called Blue Spruce. I have some of that also. It grows in the same manner as Angelina. What other kinds do you have Charleen?
Name: Charleen
Barnesville, Ga. Zone 7b-8 (Zone 8a)
Walk in Peace / I'm Charley's Mom.
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Ridesredmule
Feb 27, 2010 2:13 AM CST
I have a hen and chicks. I got to get you a pic. i don't have a great lot. But I love to look at plants othe people have. Do you have an agave? Lynn. I have one and it is hardy for this area. Got some cacti too.
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Garden Sages I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Plant Database Moderator
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valleylynn
Feb 27, 2010 2:13 AM CST

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When weather warms I can send you some different Sedum. I have about 10 different kinds. : )

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