Sempervivum and Jovibarba forum: Succulent Christmas trees in "A Longwood Christmas" display

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Name: Carol H. Sandt
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (Zone 6b)
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Nov 27, 2017 8:51 AM CST
There are three lovely succulent Christmas trees in the current "A Longwood Christmas" display:

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"Christmas at Longwood" runs from November 23, 2017, through January 7, 2018, in the Conservatory at Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USA.
Carol H. Sandt

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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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Nov 27, 2017 11:06 AM CST


Carol, thank you for posting the photos. Those succulent trees are gorgeous.
Name: Greg Colucci
Seattle WA (Zone 8b)
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Nov 28, 2017 6:01 PM CST
Hurray! They really are pretty! The whole conservatory looks interesting! Thumbs up
Thank You! I tip my hat to you.

Name: UrbanWild
Kentucky (Zone 6b)
Kentucky - borderline of 6a & 6b
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Jan 27, 2018 7:11 PM CST
Just saw these. WOW! Those are stellar!
Always looking for interesting plants for pollinators and food! Bonus points for highly, and pleasantly scented plants.

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