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Sansevieria & Sempervivums

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Sempervivums range from tiny mat-forming types to rare tree types. They make excellent rockery, dish garden or pot plants. Many of these plants are cold hardy. They like to be moderately moist but never overly wet. Almost any good potting mix will suit these succulents. Sempervivums all like good air circulation. Little or no fertilizer is required. Most like partial sun to light shade outdoors. They will be unhappy and lose their characteristic color and shape unless given lots of bright light when kept indoors.


Sansevieria conspicua
very full now
6" pot $10

Sansevieria conspicua are from Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi.



Sansevieria cylindrica

Sansevieria cylindrica, also known as the Cylindrical Snake Plant, African Spear or Spear.  Sansevieria cylindrica is a succulent plant native to Angola. It has striped, round leaves that are smooth and a green-gray color. A single leaf is about 1 inch thick and grows to a height between 3 ft and 7 ft.   The Spear Sansevieria grows fan-shaped, with its stiff leaves growing from a basal rosette. The species is interesting in having rounded instead of strap-shaped leaves caused by a failure to express genes, which would cause the cylindrical bud to differentiate dorsoventrally or produce a distinctive and familiar top and bottom surface to the leaf blade. The 1 inch greenish-white tubular flowers are tinged with pink. click photo for more information.

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Sansevieria suffruticosa
will require extra freight
outside of CA & AZ
6" pots $15

Sansevieria suffruticosa 'Frosty Spears' - A very distinctive and slow growing plant that with time forms a clump of open rosettes of upwardly arching cylindrica leaves. The younger leaves have a concave inner side that runs the length and are shorter and more arching. More mature leaves are to 18 inches long and completely cylindrical and smooth. These leaves emerge a silvery white color and darken to a pale blue green color and are horizontally banded in blue green with very narrow pinstripe longitudinal lines as well. Aerial stolons are produced which allows the clump to expand. Click photo for complete information

NEW
Sansevieria
'Bantel's Sensation'

Shipping outside of So. California & Arizona may require added freight.
Sizes
great plant easily pupping out
ON SALE
Two for one

Sansevieria
trifasciata hahnii 6" pot $9

Sansevieria "Hahnii" is a cultivar of Sansevieria trifasciata. It was discovered by William W. Smith, Jr. in the Crescent Nursery Company, New Orleans, Louisiana. This plant was discovered in 1939 and was patented by 1941. The patent (Plant Patent No. 470) was assigned to Sylvan Frank Hahn, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It's care is same as sansevieria trifasciate

Sansevieria trifasciata
aka mother in law's tongue
5 gallon pots available
with preorder
& local pickup $40

Origin: India, Tropical West Africa Light: Light shade, bright light, Height: 6-12" Blooms: Cream, mid-Summer,Foliage: Evergreen, nice variegation, mottled, bright green on pale green background, sword-like shape, basal rosette, Soil: Well-drained, milldly acidic, mildly alkaline, neutral Water: Only when dry. Overwatering can cause root rot; reduce in Winter Propagation: Rootball divisions, leaf cuttings, offsets. Sansevieria trifasciata 'Hahnii' has a rapid growth habit. In mid-Summer, lovley creamy blossoms appear on long stalk. click photo for complete information.

On SALE
Only 4" POTS 2 for 1

Sansevieria trifasciata moonshine
Sizes

Sansevieria trifasciata 'Moonshine' are also called Silver Snakeplant. It's leaves are 3 to 4 inchs wide by 2 foot long. They are silvery-green with long lines and a narrow dark green margin. Will tolerate low light levels, where it turns a darker green color but grows best in bright light or morning sun. It's Hardy to 30-32° F but does better if warmer. so give this plant protection in all but the mildest California climates. Water sparingly and not at all as temperatures dip in winter if growing outdoors on a covered patio or under an eave - can literally tolerate going months between watering. Click photo for complete information.

Sempervivum arachnoideum
6" pot $9

Sempervivum arachnoideum are native to higher altitudes in Europe. They form rosettes to 3" in diameter with pale green leaves with hairy margins. Plant Sempervivum in rock or dish gardens or even strawberry pots. They are one of the few succulents that will grow in colder climates. I sent a tray to upstate New York and was happy to find out they all survived winter 2009. They like filtered light with lots of airflow. Prefers shade during summer dormancy. Water thoroughly when soil dries out. Although very cold tolerant, best to provide frost protection to prevent possible scarring.

Sempervivum calcareum
6" pot $9

Sempervivum calcareum, native to high altitudes of France and Italy, forms very geometric rosettes to 3" grayish-green leaves strongly tipped with burgundy. Offsets profusely to form very geometric "Hen n' Chick" clusters. Some cultivars are very attractive with intense burgundy tips. In the past, Sempervivums were planted on roofs in Europe and it was believed that Semperivivums had the ability to protect the house from lightning strikes or other attacks. Star-shaped rose flowers in summer months. Sempervivums can provide colorful accents for rock gardens, dish gardens and often are used in strawberry pots, old bird baths, troughs, logs and other unusual plantings. Considered hardy to Zone 5. Requires porous soil with adequate drainage. Click photo for more information

Sempervivum montanum
Sizes

In general, care of sempervivums is the same for all. They are winter growers requiring very little water in summer and a little water in winter but allowing to dry out between watering. Sempervivum tomentosa send out rosettes and can be propagated by separating rosettes and creating new plants.


NEW
Sempervivum species #2
4" pot $5
Sempervivum are native to Europe and grow well in rock gardens and pots. They are tolerant of cold weather.

Sempervivum tectorum
Sempervivum tectorum, native to high altitudes of France and Italy, forms rosettes to 4" with grayish-green leaves with some reddish burgundy tints, especially at the tips. There are many new cultivars on the market; some with reddish tips or others with nearly half the leaf reddish. In the past, Sempervivums were planted on roofs in Europe and it was believed that Semperivivums had the ability to protect the house from lightning strikes or other attacks. Star-shaped rose flowers in summer months. Sempervivums can provide colorful accents for rock gardens, dish gardens and often are used in strawberry pots, old bird baths, troughs, logs and other unusual plantings. Considered hardy to Zone 5. Requires porous soil with adequate drainage. Filtered light with ample airflow. Prefers shade during summer dormancy. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Although very cold tolerant, best to provide frost protection to prevent possible scarring.
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