Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Jane') in the Sempervivum Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Ernie Fearnley
Country of Origin: (UK) United Kingdom
Year of registration: 1970s
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.
Water: Very low
Average
Does not like wet feet
Uses: Accent
Containers
Pests and Diseases: Pest resistant

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: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: It may be several years before it blooms
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Stratify seeds: Stratifing seeds may improve germination, but is not required
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Monocarpic

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Sempervivum and Sedum OdditiesSempervivum and Sedum Oddities
March 16, 2015

There are many oddities to be found within the Sempervivum and Sedum genera, such as crested plants and sports. Here we will look at just a few of them.

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Photo gallery:
Location: Washington 8bDate: 2019-04-24
By Patty
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2017-04-03
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Location: Fernwood Nursery, UKImage courtesy of Howard Wills / Fernwood Nursery
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-05-29
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2017-05-19
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2017-05-18
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2017-07-18
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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