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

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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybridizer:ANDRE SMITS
Country of Origin:(BE) Belgium
Year of registration:1996
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: Heavy
Tufts: Heavy
Red: Red leaves with soft green base to each leaf.
Water:Very low
Does not like wet feet
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:Unusual foliage color
Flower Time:Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: It may be several years before it blooms
Suitable Locations:Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses:Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant:Bees
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
Containers:Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2017-05-27
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Posted by stilldew (Southeast NE - Zone 5b) on Apr 19, 2017 7:27 PM

Slow to multiply for me.

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Posted by stilldew (Southeast NE - Zone 5b) on May 27, 2017 2:05 PM

After having no offsets for a few years, Waldaline is making up for lost time.

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