Turkish Hens and Chicks (Prometheum chrysanthum subsp. chrysanthum)

Botanical names:
Prometheum chrysanthum subsp. chrysanthum Accepted
Sedum chrysanthum Synonym
Umbilicus chrysanthus Synonym
Cotyledon chrysantha Synonym
Rosularia chrysantha Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Leaves: Evergreen
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Suitable for miniature gardens
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Posted by valleylynn (Dallas, OR - Zone 8b) on Nov 4, 2013 8:15 PM

Distribution area for this plant:
Turkey (Inner Anatolia, SSW-Anatolia, W-Anatolia)

Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Hassler M., 2013

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Posted by gg5 (Seattle WA - Zone 8b) on Sep 12, 2014 4:18 PM

This is my first rosularia type plant, and it grows so well for me! It is in full sun, in a raised bed with sempervivum. I haven't had to do anything to this plant. It just keeps growing and growing! I'm so glad I added this plant to my hardy succulent garden!

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