PlantsSempervivum→Hen and chicks (Sempervivum 'Rococo')

Common names:
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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: ANDRE SMITS
Country of Origin: (BE) Belgium
Year of registration: 1988
Other Details: Alpine Succulent
Soil type: Dry
Well draining
Loamy / Medium
Sandy / light
Other: The soil type will depend on what your weather conditions are like. Just make sure it drains well.
Foliage: Fuzzy
Cilia
Tufts
Water: Very low
Average
Does not like wet feet
Uses: Accent
Containers
Other: Rock walls, living walls, living wreaths.
Pests and Diseases: Pest resistant
Source: Perennial Obsession

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: changes color seasonally
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: It may be several years before it blooms
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Stratify seeds: Stratifying seeds may improve germination, but is not required
Needs specific temperature
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Monocarpic

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2017 by valleylynn Jan 2, 2018 7:45 PM 3,238
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