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Feb 23, 2017 3:26 PM CST
Name: Tim Stoehr
Canby, Oregon (Zone 8b)
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I got this guy from SMG last Fall. I potted him up and left him in my coldframe to be planted come Spring. SMG describes it as "bright green rosettes with dark purple tips" which seems pretty consistent with our two DB pictures.


But sempervivum-liste.de shows it and describes it as something completely different.
http://sempervivum-liste.de/Jo...

SMG's listing for 'Iole'.
http://www.smgsucculents.com/j...

Before I contact SMG, is there any way I can verify this by myself... I can't seem to find anything at all definitive.
Maybe someone has the grande DVD and can look it up?
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Feb 23, 2017 6:03 PM CST
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Name: Lynn
Oregon City, OR (Zone 8b)
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Tim, I looked on the Fernwood DVD, no 'Iole'.
Keep in mind that none of the photos shown on sempervivum-liste.de are taken in the winter/early spring. They are from summer.
I have some of my heuffelii that go through huge changes of color through the different seasons. So lets see what you 'Iole' looks like this summer. Thumbs up
It sure looks nice and healthy.
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Feb 23, 2017 6:30 PM CST
Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
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We can ask @jkbingh what his heuffelii 'Iole" looks like...
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Feb 23, 2017 6:34 PM CST
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Hmmm, wonder if he has any summer photos of his, and what it looks like now?
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Feb 23, 2017 6:42 PM CST
Name: Tim Stoehr
Canby, Oregon (Zone 8b)
Butterflies Sempervivums Region: Pacific Northwest Vegetable Grower Cactus and Succulents Sedums
Bee Lover Region: Oregon Dragonflies Keeper of Poultry Cat Lover Composter
webesemps said:We can ask @jkbingh what his heuffelii 'Iole" looks like...


Good idea. Would a tree-mail be reasonable? I will do that.

I would be totally amazed if a green-leafed, purple-tipped Heuf with no leaf outlines in Winter were to morph into a red-leafed, no-tipped Heuf with green leaf outlines in Spring and Summer. I suppose stranger things have happened. Also, jkbingh's photo was taken in April and is still green with dark tips.

Update: tree-mail sent to jkbingh.
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Feb 23, 2017 7:43 PM CST
Name: Tim Stoehr
Canby, Oregon (Zone 8b)
Butterflies Sempervivums Region: Pacific Northwest Vegetable Grower Cactus and Succulents Sedums
Bee Lover Region: Oregon Dragonflies Keeper of Poultry Cat Lover Composter
More fuel for the fire. This looks just like semp-list's 'Iole' but is 'Ioze' with a 'z'. D'Oh!
Of course semp-list has an 'Ioze' which looks like a whole different thing. Grumbling

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Feb 24, 2017 12:19 AM CST
Name: James
Kingsport, TN
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Hello everybody. I just got the email Tim sent me. I'm at work now but will look through my records tomorrow and see but I believe I got mine from SMG as well. I will look also for some more pictures. I just got it last year so it will look different this spring as it has acclimated to our weather here. I hope everyone is getting geared for spring. I'm excited Hurray!
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Feb 24, 2017 12:30 AM CST
Name: Dirt
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and here I thought 'lole' was just an abbreviation for love 'em or leave 'em continuation thread Hilarious!
--sorry, nothing of value to add here *Blush*
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Feb 24, 2017 12:41 PM CST
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'Ioze' is an introduction by SMG. It is one of Don's introductions. I see we only have one photo entered for it in our database.
Job's Beard (Sempervivum heuffelii 'Ioze')
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Feb 24, 2017 9:30 PM CST
Name: Kevin Vaughn
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
Tim,

The only information I have on 'Iole' is that it's a seedling from S. heuffelii from Jacupica and is a sibling to 'Ithaca' and a bunch of others that start with the letter "I". 'Ithaca' I do grow and it's rather nice and has given some decent seedlings too. Ben Zonneveld introduced a bunch of nice heuffs. My favorite of his is 'Vesta'.

Kevin
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Feb 24, 2017 11:00 PM CST
Name: Tim Stoehr
Canby, Oregon (Zone 8b)
Butterflies Sempervivums Region: Pacific Northwest Vegetable Grower Cactus and Succulents Sedums
Bee Lover Region: Oregon Dragonflies Keeper of Poultry Cat Lover Composter
I think 'Iole' and 'Ioze' and maybe others are all SNAFU'ed in a tangled web that will never be straightened out. But that's just one man's opinion. Glare
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