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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 3 inches
Plant Spread: Will slowly grow to 3 feet across
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Other info: Best germination if seeds are sown fresh.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Layering
Other: Layering is best in mid summer. Cuttings should be started in summer also, from non flowering stems.
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

purchased as cultivar D. subacaulis  'Tight Blue'

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By Emma on March 13, 2013

When ATP forum moderator Lynn Smith (valleylynn) asked me to write this article, she commented in her typically enthusiastic way that a visit to our nursery had transformed her thinking about gardening with Sempervivums. At Wild Ginger Farm, we specialize in alpine and rock garden plants and feature Sempervivums in our naturalistic display gardens. Written by Emma Elliot of Wild Ginger Farms.

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