Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Red Robin') in the Sempervivum Database

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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
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

Sempervivum 'Red Robin'  by Perennial Obsessions Nursery

Photo gallery:
Date: 2013-02-06Sempervivum 'Red Robin'  by Perennial Obsessions Nursery
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Location: Canby, ORDate: 2016-07-15
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Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TXDate: 2017-05-10
By javaMom
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Location: Canby, ORDate: 2016-04-03
By tcstoehr
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Location: Canby, ORDate: 2017-03-21
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