Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Orange Glow') in the Sempervivum Database

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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Volkmar Schara
Country of Origin: (DE) Germany
Year of registration: 2004
History of species or Cultivar: A descendant of 'Flasher'.
Awards: GdS Semps of the Year: 2011 First Place
Size: Medium 2 1/2" to 4"
Other: 2 1/2" to 3"
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: Smooth
Other: The base color is a beige-orange with bright orange-red blade tips, which turn bright red in summer. The leaves are straight up and form almost spherical rosettes
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: 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: 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
Parentage: Flasher x NA
Child plants: one child plant

Photo courtesy of Erwin Geiger, Semper-vivum.de, Nursery Sempervi

Photo gallery:
Location: Washington 8bDate: 4/9/2019
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Date: 2015-06-08
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Date: 2015-12-04
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2019-06-14
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Date: 2016-05-07
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2017-08-01
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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☯ Welcome☆ by NickyNick Oct 20, 2019 12:58 AM 192
Mark's Favorite Semps by AntMan01 Oct 10, 2019 1:42 PM 85
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Kevin Vaughn Hybridizing Clinic April 27-29, 2018 by valleylynn Nov 6, 2018 12:06 PM 727
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
Perennial Obsessions by TerriStanley Apr 15, 2016 10:46 AM 36
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Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2016 by valleylynn Jan 1, 2017 4:14 PM 3,366
Melissa's Garden by valleylynn Jul 5, 2015 1:21 PM 17
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2015 by valleylynn Jan 2, 2016 2:57 PM 2,665
Vignettes by Kevin Vaughn by valleylynn Dec 12, 2015 2:59 PM 48
Tan Jovis & Semps in Summer by sandnsea2 Sep 2, 2013 9:28 PM 17
The Geiger Project by twitcher Sep 19, 2018 11:25 PM 64
Hybridizing Clinic with Kevin Vaughn by valleylynn Sep 20, 2014 5:55 PM 1,339

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