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Can you ID this Semp?

Posted by cannacrazy SC (My Page) on
Sat, Aug 30, 08 at 23:03

I've searched the internet and can't find this plant anywhere. Maybe it's not even a Semp?? Can anybody tell me? And is that a bloom?


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RE: Can you ID this Semp?

some type of echeveria ( sp?)

Here is a link that might be useful: try this there are many

RE: Can you ID this Semp?

For sure not a sempervivum. Flower spikes never emerge from the sides of a rosettes.

RE: Can you ID this Semp?

Definitely not a Sempervivum!

I am strictly against ID Sempervivums from photos.

I myself have 1.700 different semps, that must give you a idea how warioust they are. In fact, there are more than 4.000 named cultivars and obout 70 species ... vith varieties, subspecies, fild collected clones, seedlings with no name ...

To ID a Semp from a photo is imposiible, even for trained eye. Once the semps is without a name it will stay this way for good. Lost labels plants can be beautiful, too, you know.

Please do no "made up" names for Sempervivums. More than enough plants with wrong names is already in cultivation.

For more info, see my sempervivum blog.

Here is a link that might be useful: sempervivum blog

RE: Can you ID this Semp?

Looks like what I've been told is a "Hen and Chick" plant.
Have then in my garden and this one looks like it is ready to blossom. The blossom dies and sometimes the mother plant dies afterwards but then babies start to grow.

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