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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
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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.



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