Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Pacific Knight') in the Sempervivum Database

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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Gary Gossett
Country of Origin: (US) United States
Year of registration: 1992
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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Photo gallery:
Location: Fernwood Nursery, UKImage courtesy of Fernwood Nursery
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Location: Suburban Denver, ColoradoDate: 2013-04-05Deep dark color after winter
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Location: Canby, ORDate: 2016-06-29
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Location: Canby, ORDate: 2017-03-25
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-05-29
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-07-13
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Sempervivum Chat & Photos 2019 by plantmanager Jan 6, 2020 1:31 AM 1,780
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2017 by valleylynn Jan 2, 2018 7:45 PM 3,238
Seedling Chat by springcolor Jan 23, 2020 2:52 PM 1,771
Mitigating the NOID problem. by TerriStanley Aug 2, 2016 12:31 AM 36
Martin Haberer's site by parttimegardener May 3, 2016 9:40 PM 13
Hi everybody, I'm new here. by ravenpickers May 8, 2016 7:43 AM 14
Sempervivum with winter damage by valleylynn Apr 3, 2016 6:56 AM 21
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2016 by valleylynn Jan 1, 2017 4:14 PM 3,366
Sempervivum 'Pacific Knight' discussion by tcstoehr Apr 16, 2016 11:04 AM 52
New to Forum and Looking to Trade by tiba73 Nov 19, 2015 11:31 AM 5
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2015 by valleylynn Jan 2, 2016 2:57 PM 2,665
Fall colors beginning to happen already by gg5 Oct 28, 2014 4:08 PM 51
Hanging sempervivum ball by Joannabanana Jan 7, 2019 8:44 AM 4,944
Sempervivum & Jovibarba chat & photos 2013 by PiaLouiseSourvi Jan 17, 2014 10:44 AM 3,933
Hybridizing Clinic with Kevin Vaughn by valleylynn Sep 20, 2014 5:55 PM 1,339
Pacific knight - Does it need water or overwatered by CDsSister Jul 30, 2012 9:14 PM 15
New Plants from SMG 2012 July by CDsSister Aug 1, 2012 5:24 PM 51
Pacific Series of sempervivum by valleylynn Oct 1, 2014 7:34 PM 89
Kevin Vaughn (Vignettes) by valleylynn Nov 19, 2018 2:22 PM 73
Trading for 2012 by valleylynn May 31, 2012 9:48 AM 171

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