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Jovibarba spp.


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.

Common Name: Hen and Chicks

Family: Crassulaceae (The Crassula Family)

Zone Hardiness: 2-9

Light: Full Sun

Height: under 4"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Mountainous regions in southeastern Europe.


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

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