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

Trade name information:
Series: American Indians
Cultivar name: 'Apache'
Common names:
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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: MARTIN HABERER
Country of Origin: (DE) Germany
Year of registration: 1977
Origin of name: Named after the Apache people, a group of closely related Amerindian tribes from the US states of AZ, NM, CO, TX, OK and the Mexican states of Coahuila de Zaragoza and Tamaulipas.
Size: Medium 2 1/2" to 4"
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: Cilia
Tufts
Red
Green
Water: Very low
Average
Does not like wet feet
Uses: Accent
Containers
Pests and Diseases: Pest resistant
Origin: SMG

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
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: It may be several years before it blooms
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
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
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

Photo courtesy of Beatrix Bodmeier, Bavaria/Germany

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