Sempervivum and Jovibarba forum: Show your Watermarks

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Name: Julia
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springcolor
Jul 14, 2017 11:43 AM CST
I just love the semps with all the watermarks on them. Show your off!
Some of mine:


Red Devil
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jul 14, 2017 12:32 PM CST

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Hurray! I love those watermarks Julia. So dramatic and interesting.
Now I must go out and take some photos to add to your lovely watermark semps. Lovey dubby
Name: Lynn
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valleylynn
Jul 14, 2017 4:47 PM CST

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I'm back. Almost got sunstroke the sun is so intense today. And not ideal conditions for photo taking.

This one has become my favorite green semp, and the watermarks are just starting to appear.

Here's the full photo of it.
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Seems like watermarks are just starting up here at my place.
Aqua
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Thank you Chris (goldfinch4) for this lovely semp.


I can't tell if Cresta's watermarks are coming, or going? Last year it had spectacular watermarks in June.
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Patty, what does your 'Zircon' look like this month. I think I got mine from you?
This photo was taken last month.
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This one is 11 inches across the main rosette, and the offsets come half grown up it seems, and still not rooting, I think they don't want to leave mommy.


Sandi Lu and Big Six-O
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Here are a couple of heuffelii that are starting to show watermarks.
'Mars'
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'Walpole'
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Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
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springcolor
Jul 14, 2017 5:13 PM CST
I didn't know Heuffelii had watermarks. Soon as the sun sets a bit I'm on the hunt. Those are all fabulous Lynn.
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Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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Jul 14, 2017 5:27 PM CST
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Name: Tim Stoehr
Canby, Oregon (Zone 8b)
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tcstoehr
Jul 14, 2017 8:49 PM CST
'Fashion Diva' and 'Starshine'


'Red Devil' and 'Triste'
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Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
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springcolor
Jul 14, 2017 8:56 PM CST
Oh yes, looking good.
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Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
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webesemps
Jul 14, 2017 11:37 PM CST
What a nice buncha of watermarked semps from you all! Hurray!
Lynn, doesn't matter whether Cresta's marks were comin' or goin'...glad they were there...AND the coloring on that one is CRAZY! Sticking tongue out
RJ, I think your semp's COOL coloring outshines the watermark(s) ... Whistling
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jul 15, 2017 12:34 AM CST

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Rj, that is one cool semp. Does it have name?

Thanks Bev. I like the size of 'Cresta' also. Works well in the cinder block holes.

Tim, way to go with those watermark semps. Hurray!

Julia, at certain times of the year some of heuffelii can have amazing watermarks.
Here is 'Jowan' in October. Right now the watermarks are almost not visible.

Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
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webesemps
Jul 15, 2017 12:37 AM CST
Re: Jowan... It's interesting to see such distinctive watermarks on the underside of the leaves too! Smiling
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Name: Brian
NW Pennsylvania (Zone 5b)
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Jul 15, 2017 6:41 AM CST
Heres my Walmart noid, it didnt have any watermarking when I bought it, but after a few weeks of growing in my container its showing good watermarks and they get stronger looking every day.
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Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
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springcolor
Jul 15, 2017 7:39 AM CST
Love the pink coloration.
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Name: Lynn
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valleylynn
Jul 15, 2017 8:48 AM CST

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I love it also Brian. Can't wait to see it in full watermark mode.

Bev I'll have to try to catch it in the strong watermark faze this year and get a better photo. Great observation, I had never paid attention to how the watermarks are distributed.
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plantmanager
Jul 15, 2017 9:54 AM CST
So far I don't seem to have any that have watermarks, unless they are too young. Is it a thing that comes with age for certain semps? I see I need more semps!
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Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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crawgarden
Jul 15, 2017 12:11 PM CST
Hi Lynn, Cherry Berry!
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Name: Brian
NW Pennsylvania (Zone 5b)
Bigtrout
Jul 15, 2017 1:57 PM CST
Here another noid getting watermarks, even the bank rescues are starting to get em...is it weather, time of the year?

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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jul 15, 2017 2:02 PM CST

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Combination of weather, season and surface type of the semp. Such an interesting thing to watch for in our semps.
Name: Brian
NW Pennsylvania (Zone 5b)
Bigtrout
Jul 15, 2017 7:32 PM CST
Another bank rescue noid starting to watermark and making lots of offsets!
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jul 15, 2017 7:57 PM CST

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That is coming on really nice Brian.
Name: Patty
Washington State (Zone 8b)
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Patty
Jul 15, 2017 11:06 PM CST
Here's Crispyn / type Wills lookin' good
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