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Jovibarba spp.
Common Name: Hen and Chicks Family: Crassulaceae (The Crassula Family)

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Jovibarba are closely related to Sempervivum and look quite similar to their cousins. Jovibarba is comprised of three species J. heuffelii, J. sobolifera and J. hirta along with various cultivars. The foliage offers shades of greens and reds. The flowers are yellow rather than pink as in the Sempervivum.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
Native Habitat:
Mountainous regions in southeastern Europe.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Heightunder 4'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun  Foliage ColourGreen Burgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureDry Drought Tolerant  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone2-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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