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Jovibarba heuffelii 'Purple Haze'

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Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Jovibarba (jo-vy-BARB-uh) (Info)
Species: heuffelii (heff-EL-ee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Purple Haze

Synonym:Sempervivum heuffelii

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Groundcovers
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Silver/Gray
Smooth-Textured
Succulent

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From leaf cuttings
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Old_Farmer On Nov 12, 2006, Old_Farmer from Napier, WV (Zone 5b) wrote:

As noted with heuffelii mystique, when propogating from off-sets, use a sharp knife and get part of the root on each plant otherwise it will not survive. Purple Haze is one of the most beautiful heuffelii.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Washington, Illinois



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