Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: unknown
History of species or Cultivar: In records from Mill Walk House Nursery

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
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
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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Common names
  • Hen and Chicks
  • Houseleek

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Location: Canby, OR
Date: 2016-04-01
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-10-17
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2020-04-11
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2018-03-25

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Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2013-06-22

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Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2013-09-07
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2016-06-13
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2014-08-14

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