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Sempervivium...I've got the itch

Posted by boldcolors Zone 5 Ut (My Page) on
Tue, Mar 11, 08 at 0:28

I'm looking for names of semperviviums that have good to bright color in the yard during the winter months (considerng I'm in zone 5).Anyone had some that brightens their day on a dreary winter's morn? Pink, Blue, Yellow, Red, Purple, Violet and Orange.... anything eyecatching and colorful.Thanks for your help.

Boldcolors


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RE: Sempervivium...I've got the itch

A few notes taken during winter of these semps with color:
'Flasher' w/brite medium red color;
'Lilac Time' w/pale chalky plum coloring;
'Lilac Queen' w/deep plum coloring;
'Merkur' w/red plum coloring;
'Mondstein w/greenish plum coloring;
'Pacific Hazy Embers' w/brite burgundy but fuzzy coloring
These semps were purchased from semp nursery in Oregon called Squaw Mountain Gardens. Hope this helps.


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RE: Sempervivium...I've got the itch

I would love to give you some suggestions but during the winter months here in Manitoba, Canada all my semps are under the snow.

Brenda


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RE: Sempervivium...I've got the itch

While not a sempervivium, Sedum Angelina, is my bright spot and is planted around my sempervivium. In the winter it gets a rosie and golden glow. I love it winter and early spring.


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