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Botanical names:
Sempervivum montanum subsp. burnatii Accepted
Sempervivum montanum var. burnatii Synonym
Sempervivum burnatii Synonym

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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
History of species or Cultivar: S. montanum subsp. burnatii (Wettstein ex Burnat) Hayek (in Hegi, III. Fl. Mitt.-Eur. [ed. 1] 4(2): 554, 1922)
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
Does not like wet feet
Uses: Accent
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
Other: It may be several years before it blooms
Uses: Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Stratify seeds: Stratifying 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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Posted by valleylynn (Oregon City, OR - Zone 8b) on Jul 10, 2012 9:04 AM

S. montanum ssp. burnatii (Wetstein ex Burnat) Hayek (. in Hegi, Ill. Fl Eur ed.1 4 (2): 554.1922)

IK: Sempervivum montanum var burnatii Wettstein ex Hayek (1922)

burnatii = dedicated to the botanist E. Burnat (1828-1920), author of "Flore des Alpes-Maritimes."

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