Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Gustaaf van der Steen
Country of Origin: (BE) Belgium
Year of registration: 1986
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: Webbing
Water: Very low
Average
Does not like wet feet
Uses: Accent
Containers
Pests and Diseases: Pest resistant
Availability: Easy to find
Source: Young's

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
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
Drought tolerant
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
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Monocarpic

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Common names
  • Hen and Chicks
  • Houseleek
  • Live-Forever
Also sold as:
  • Chick Charms® Cotton Candy™

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Uploaded by MelissaHopper
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-03-16
Location: Zone 5
Date: 2012-07-15
Location: my garden zone 7b NC
Date: 2012-06-09
Location: My garden, zone 4 Wisconsin
Date: 2015-05-18
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2014-04-27
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2014-09-22
Uploaded by twitcher
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: May 5, 2012
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2014-08-14
Location: Zone 7A, NC my garden
Date: 2012-02-15
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-06-07
Location: Central Illinois
Date: 2018-8-2
Location: My garden, zone 4 Wisconsin
Date: 2012-07-05
zone 4 Wisconsin
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2013-05-27
Location: Pot Collection
Date: 2014-08-13
Shown as potted from Young's Garden
Location: Zone 5
Date: 2013-04-20
Location: Pot Collection
Date: 2014-08-09
Newly planted as received from Young's Garden
Location: my garden, zone 7a
Date: 2012-03-19
Emily with chicks
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: Sep 26, 2012
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-06-20
Location: Salem, Oregon
Photo compliments of Perennial Obsessions.
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-06-16

Photo Courtesy of Mountain Crest Gardens. Used with permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo Courtesy of Mountain Crest Gardens. Used with permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
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